Mountain counties score low on instances of aggressive driving
ASHEVILLE, N.C. (WLOS) —
The numbers are out on aggressive drivers here in North Carolina--and mountain counties are low on the list.
Mecklenburg County, the largest county in the state, issued 279 citations last year.
Even though Wake County ranks second in population, it was a distant second at 67 aggressive driving tickets.
Buncombe County is the seventh largest, and only 17 drivers were cited.
Henderson County issued eight citations, and Haywood just two.
Aggressive driving is defined as speeding combined with two other offenses.
They can include running a red light, running a stop sign, passing illegally, failing to yield, and following too closely.