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What to know about selling a company

Business owners in North Carolina and elsewhere who plan on selling their companies should start preparing for the sale as soon as possible. Being proactive about the process of selling a company allows an owner to exert more control over it. In most cases, it will take about a year to complete the transaction. Ideally, a company will have an outside accountant prepare formal financial statements that a buyer can review.

NSC estimates 2019 traffic death numbers, notes areas of concern

North Carolina drivers should know that the number of traffic deaths has definitely gone down when compared to the 1970s but is still too high. The National Safety Council released its preliminary estimate for 2019 and stated that approximately 38,800 people died in traffic accidents that year. The good news is that this is 2% fewer than in 2018 and 4% fewer deaths than in 2017.

Tips for CMV drivers who want to avert drowsiness

Drowsy driving is a serious concern for CMV operators in North Carolina and across the U.S. According to the FMCSA's Large Truck Crash Causation Study, 13% of truckers were discovered at the time of their accidents to be drowsy. Fatigue can come with long hours and a lack of sound sleep, but it is preventable. Below are some tips for preventing drowsiness and for addressing it when it does arise.

Key considerations when buying and selling businesses

When buying and selling businesses in North Carolina, there are many aspects to consider. Those selling the business will want to maximize its value. Those who buy a business will need to know what they are buying. This is true whether it is a large, small or medium-sized business.

The dangers of truck driver fatigue

Tractor-trailers are a common sight on North Carolina highways. Since these commercial trucks are so big, they can cause a lot of damage, especially in the event of a collision with a passenger vehicle. There are several causes of big rig collisions, including truck driver distraction and negligent truck maintenance. However, one of the more common issues is truck driver fatigue.

Common mistakes companies make during the sale process

Selling a business can be both an exciting and challenging time in a North Carolina owner's life. Therefore, it is important for those who are thinking about selling their companies to avoid as many errors as possible when doing so. For instance, it is rarely a good idea to inflate a company's financial figures. At some point during the due diligence process, a buyer is going to verify those numbers on its own.

How to prepare a business for sale

Business owners in North Carolina and throughout the country who want to sell their companies in the future could benefit from planning for that sale today. When buyers evaluate a company that they want to purchase, they want to see that the company is led by competent managers. Therefore, it can be a good idea to start helping employees transition to their future roles as leaders within the organization.

Sleep apnea a danger to U.S. roads

Truck drivers in North Carolina and elsewhere are around 11 times more likely to suffer from sleep apnea than the general population, according to research. This is concerning because the disorder often makes people feel excessively drowsy during waking hours, which could lead to serious commercial truck accidents.

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