Fayetteville is a city located in Cumberland County in North Carolina. The city is most well-known for being the home of the Fort Bragg military installation. The installation houses the Army’s XVIII Airborne Corps, and is also the headquarters of the United States Army Special Operations Command. That’s a big deal, but what else stands out about Fayetteville and Cumberland County?
Cumberland County has more traffic fatalities than most other counties in North Carolina. The 10-year average for Cumberland County is 46 traffic fatalities. That number is beaten only by Guilford County, with a 10-year average of 55 traffic fatalities.
Teen drivers in Cumberland County also get into a high number of traffic accidents. In 2017, teen drivers in Cumberland accounted for 1,567 traffic crashes. On a more positive note, Cumberland County has a relatively low number of alcohol-related crashes.
Overall, when compared to other states, North Carolina is about average when it comes to traffic fatalities. There were 36,096 traffic fatalities nationwide in 2019. That’s fewer than in years past, and the lowest rate since 2014 nationwide.
If you’re reading this page, then you’ve probably received a traffic ticket. Enrolling in a defensive driving course can possibly solve your problem. You might get the ticket dismissed, and become a better driver in the process.