11/20/2015 5:20:18 PM If You’re Not Wearing Your Seatbelt This Thanksgiving, Expect to Pay a Fine
RALEIGH – It is no secret that Thanksgiving is one of the busiest travel holidays with people visiting their families to enjoy food and fellowship. Increased traffic leads to a greater potential for more danger on the roads. The N.C....
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11/10/2015 3:08:24 PM 601 DWI Arrests in Halloween "Boo-ze It & Lose It” Campaign
RALEIGH – The North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program’s “BOO-ze It & Lose It” campaign in partnership with state and local law enforcement officers resulted in 601 driving while intoxicated arrests across the state during the...
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10/29/2015 10:43:57 AM "BOO-ze It & Lose It” Campaign Starts Friday
RALEIGH – Halloween is a time for tricks, treats, ghouls, goblins and all things spooky, not for real-life nightmares that occur due to driving impaired.  The Governor's Highway Safety Program and N.C. Transportation is launching its...
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7/16/2015 1:00:56 PM Over 1700 DWI Arrests Made During “Operation Firecracker”
Raleigh— State and local law enforcement officers arrested 1,785 drunk drivers during “Operation Firecracker”, the Governor’s Highway Safety Program’s July Fourth holiday “Booze It & Lose It” enforcement campaign. Over the...
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5/18/2015 11:25:31 AM Memorial Day "Click It or Ticket" Enforcement and Education Campaign Kicks Off
Greensboro – The Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP) launched its Memorial Day “Click It or Ticket” education and enforcement campaign this morning. It runs through the Memorial Day holiday weekend, ending on May 31.   The kickoff...
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3/13/2015 11:25:53 AM St. Patrick’s Day Booze It & Lose It Campaign Kicks Off Today
RALEIGH – St. Patrick's Day brings to mind shamrocks, leprechauns, and good luck. But not even the luck of the Irish can protect you from the risks of driving after drinking.  The N.C. Department of Transportation and the Governor’s...
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2/15/2015 7:49:35 PM Annual Highway Safety Symposium Postponed
CONCORD – The Annual Highway Safety Symposium that was slated to begin tomorrow at the Concord Convention Center has been postponed due to the winter weather that is forecasted to impact the vast majority of the state.  The annual...
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1/30/2015 12:58:21 PM Avoid Penalties and Designate a Sober Driver on Super Bowl Sunday
RALEIGH - A solid game plan is the first step to victory both on the football field and on the highway. To avoid costly penalties this Super Bowl Sunday, the N.C. Department of Transportation and the Governor’s Highway Safety Program...
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12/22/2014 9:46:53 AM 20|20 Hindsight Series Remembers Lives Lost and Works to Prevent Future Tragedies
RALEIGH – In the 20 years since “Booze It & Lose It” began in North Carolina, nearly 8,500 people have lost their lives in crashes involving alcohol. While even one death due to drunk driving is too many, the “Booze It & Lose It” campaign...
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12/12/2014 9:47:27 AM 20th Anniversary of “Booze It & Lose It” Commemorated with New Website, Video Series
RALEIGH – The holidays are a joyous time of year often celebrated by gathering with friends and family. Too often, though, people make the decision to get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol. This choice can lead to deadly...
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