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Nationwide, data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration shows that weather plays a role in about 7.6 percent of roadway deaths. In the City of Oaks, that rate is 10 percent. Since 2015, 300 people have died on Raleigh roads, with about 30 of those deaths during bad weather.
The crush of the holiday rush combined with roads slick from rain make for especially dangerous driving conditions. And data shows that danger is higher than average in Raleigh.
Ali Ingersoll, WRAL data reporter
Heads up for drivers across Wake County. Several traffic changes begin this week, including a year-long closure that will impact a section of Beryl Road.
New technology is keeping drivers safer when it comes to flash flooding and the NCDOT is behind it.
Brian Shrader, WRAL reporter
North Carolina, like most states, uses a graduated driver's licensing program. Here is a guide to get you or your teens permit.
Jordan Driving School is one of the top driving class in Raleigh serving over 26 schools.
If you are a teenager anticipating your freedom or an adult looking to refine your skills, choosing the right driving school in the Raleigh-Durham area is essential.
Are you a new resident of North Carolina who needs to transfer your driver's license and register your car? Or are you a resident who has never had a driver's license before? This guide will cover everything you need to know about getting a North Carolina driver's license, including the requirements, the application process and the fees.
A Sampson County teen was driving through Fayetteville with a friend when an officer slammed into the back of their car as she was making a left turn.
Drivers in the U.S. "lost" an average of 51 hours sitting in traffic last year. That rate is about three and a half times what drivers in Raleigh and Durham see, losing 14 and 16 hours annually.
Drivers in the U.S. "lost" an average of 51 hours sitting in traffic last year. That rate is about 3 and a half times what drivers in Raleigh and Durham see, losing 14 and 16 hours annually.
Ali Ingersoll, WRAL Investigative Data Journalist
A Wake County restaurant owner is speaking out to warn commuters after she says someone threw a rock that shattered her windshield on the way home.
Aaron Thomas, WRAL reporter
WRAL Investigates new towing laws and why they aren't being enforced everywhere. See why some frustrated drivers were stuck paying hundreds.
For the first time in 15 years, morning commuters no longer have to deal with the I-40/Clayton Bypass bottleneck.
In Wisconsin, a driver narrowly escaped after a Milwaukee-area parking structure collapsed under the weight of snow.
The last thing you want is to be stranded when temperatures dip into the single digits.
Erik Chavez suffered a broken leg and multiple cuts after he was hit alongside I-540 in October. The man who hit him, Blake Grady, has a long list of criminal convictions and multiple DWIs.
Driving up on red light after red light is a reality for some living in the Triangle. A new study is looking at ways to coordinate signals across five towns in western Wake County to speed up the commute and cut down on the stop-and-go nature of the average person's drive.
Matt Talhelm, WRAL reporter
The future of our driving is just around the corner. There's fast and furious research to create vehicles that will drive us, instead of the other way around. But for now, you can expect to see a gradual increase in driverless vehicles in the Triangle and beyond.
Cullen Browder, WRAL anchor/reporter
WRAL anchor/reporter Cullen Browder investigates North Carolina law and the technology behind fully autonomous vehicles.
An event at the North Carolina State Highway Patrol Training Center Sunday taught teens advanced driving skills. B.R.A.K.E.S, which stands for "be responsible and keep everyone safe", isn't your typical driver's ed.
Keely Arthur, WRAL 5 On Your Side reporter
Data shows how much an average gallon of gas costs going back to 1937.
Mark Bergin, WRAL senior multiplatform producer
U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina is facing a charge of driving with a revoked license.
Maggie Brown, WRAL multiplatform producer