3/25/2014 10:14:58 AM St. Patrick’s “Booze It & Lose It” Campaign Results in 815 DWI Arrests
RALEIGH – Luck ran out for more than 800 drivers in North Carolina who were arrested for driving under the influence during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. Law enforcement stepped up patrols and held checkpoints across the state from March...
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3/14/2014 2:30:08 PM Don’t Rely on the Luck of the Irish this St. Patrick’s Day, Make a Designated Driver Your Lucky Charm
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation and the Governor’s Highway Safety Program remind drivers that their luck will run out if they decide to drive after drinking too much green beer and Irish whiskey this St. Patrick’s Day....
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1/31/2014 8:34:36 AM Make a Sober Driver the MVP of Your Super Bowl Celebration
RALEIGH - The Super Bowl is one of our nation’s most highly anticipated sporting events, with friends and family gathering in homes, bars and restaurants to celebrate. As Super Bowl Sunday approaches and football fans across North Carolina...
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1/14/2014 3:54:34 PM Annual Symposium Focuses on Improving Highway Safety in North Carolina
CONCORD – The N.C. Department of Transportation and the Governor’s Highway Safety Program kicked off the third annual Highway Safety Symposium yesterday in Concord. The four-day event aims to reduce dangerous crashes and improve safety on...
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1/14/2014 2:40:07 PM Holiday “Booze It & Lose It” Campaign Results in 3,164 DWI Arrests
RALEIGH – Santa was not the only one who made a naughty list over the holidays. Law enforcement officers across the state did, too, as they patrolled day and night, catching drivers who got behind the wheel impaired. They arrested 3,164...
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12/13/2013 11:00:11 AM Statewide Holiday “Booze It & Lose It” Campaign Kicks Off
RALEIGH – The holiday season is a time of celebration with family and friends. The Governor’s Highway Safety Program reminds drivers that those fun-filled festivities can take a tragic turn if they get behind the wheel after drinking...
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12/6/2013 7:05:01 PM “Tree of Life” Illuminated at State Capitol
RALEIGH – An evergreen tree adorned with 1,271 bright lights now stands on the State Capitol grounds in Raleigh to honor each person killed in a crash last year on North Carolina roads. Family and friends of the victims gathered tonight...
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12/6/2013 9:44:04 AM Thanksgiving “Click It or Ticket” Campaign Yields 3,666 Violations
RALEIGH – The N.C. Department of Transportation and the Governor's Highway Safety Program announced today that 3,666 drivers and passengers were cited for seat belt and child passenger safety violations during the Thanksgiving “Click It or...
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11/25/2013 2:04:57 PM Thanksgiving “Click It or Ticket” Campaign Kicks Off
RALEIGH – While driving to visit with family or friends this Thanksgiving, don’t be a turkey. Wear your seat belt, or face a $161 fine. That was the message shared today in Wilmington where the Governor’s Highway Safety...
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11/7/2013 3:47:03 PM Halloween “Booze It & Lose It” Campaign Results in 842 DWI Arrests
RALEIGH – Drunk drivers wearing even the most creative costumes could not hide from law enforcement officers across the state during the Halloween “Booze It & Lose It” campaign. They arrested 842 people for driving drunk from Oct. 25 to...
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