Greensboro is a city located in Guilford County, North Carolina. The city is rated as family-friendly, as it has an abundance of parks, nature trails, and lakes. The cost of living is below the national and state averages, which makes it a great place to start a family.
Greensboro has a relatively average driving record. In 2019, there were 9,668 traffic crashes in the city. There were 32 fatalities and 5,863 serious injuries. According to the North Carolina Department of Transportation, 350 of those crashes were caused by drunk drivers. Pedestrians and bicyclists were also among the fatalities.
Nationwide in 2019 there were 846 cyclists and 6,412 pedestrians killed in crashes with cars. It’s important that drivers pay close attention to non-drivers who also use the roads. Pedestrians and bicyclists are at-risk for being injured in accidents with drivers.
Would you like to become a better driver? You can help keep Greensboro streets safe by enrolling in a defensive driving course. The course will help you improve your driving skills by making you more aware of your actions behind the wheel. You’ll also get a refresher course on the rules of the road. And if you have a traffic ticket, you can possibly get the ticket dismissed by taking the course.