North Carolina readers know that distracted driving is a serious threat to the health and safety of every person on the road. Despite the fact that most people are well aware of the dangers of this behavior, many drivers still engage in distracting behaviors while behind the wheel.
Kids need to blow off steam and built-up energy during the day. How many parents have joked that if they could bottle the energy their young children have, they could make millions? All joking aside, sitting in a classroom all day without releasing that extra energy makes it difficult to concentrate and do well, which is why recess is so important at certain ages.
Driving on the roads with cars and small trucks is one thing. But driving next to huge semi trucks and buses is quite another.