March is the month of the year devoted to Brain Injury Awareness, although here in North Carolina, one organization makes traumatic brain injury awareness a major focus year round.
A training exercise at Fort Bragg focusing on unit readiness recently went awry when a 30-year-old Senior Airman was hit and killed by a Humvee at Pope Army Airfield.
North Carolina train conductors, truck drivers and bus drivers operate gigantic and potentially dangerous machinery every single day. These individuals often drive for long hours without many breaks and it is not uncommon for them to fall asleep behind the wheel. When a train or car accident occurs as a result of sleep deprivation, the consequences can be catastrophic and deadly.