The leading cause of death and personal injury in the United States is motor vehicle accidents. The devastating effects of car accidents on North Carolina victims and their families cannot be negated, but when the accident is due to drunk driving, the futility of it all seems even more evident. It seems as if too many drivers have become complacent and overconfident in their driving abilities, especially when under the influence.
A North Carolina parolee faces the possibility of returning to jail after police managed to use the data obtained from an ankle device worn by him to locate him. He was wearing the device as part of the conditions of his parole. Now, he faces drug charges after his arrest on Christmas Eve.