12/8/2017 2:44:08 PM Don’t Wreck the Holidays. Drive Safe and Sober.
RALEIGH – It’s the most wonderful time of the year, unless you are drunk driving. The North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program is partnering with law enforcement across the state during the annual Holiday Booze It & Lose...
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12/1/2017 10:51:21 AM Annual Tree of Life Lighting and Candlelight Vigil Remembers Traffic-Related Deaths
RALEIGH – In its 20th year, the “Tree of Life” was lit this evening on the grounds of the State Capitol in honor of the memory of the 1,442 lives lost on North Carolina roadways in 2016. Governor Roy Cooper, Department of...
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11/20/2017 11:17:14 AM Don’t be a Turkey – Buckle Up!
RALEIGH – The North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program is partnering with state and local law enforcement during the Thanksgiving Click It or Ticket campaign, which runs now through Nov. 26, reminding holiday travelers to wear...
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10/27/2017 2:29:57 PM Don’t Let Halloween Turn into a Nightmare
RALEIGH – Halloween is a time for making memories – not causing nightmares. The North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program is partnering with state and local law enforcement during the annual Booze It & Lose It campaign, which runs...
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10/19/2017 9:54:39 AM Safety City Seeks to Educate State Fair Attendees on Traffic Safety
RALEIGH – “Safety City” is a highway safety “community” at the N.C. State Fair that seeks to decrease roadway injuries and fatalities by educating attendees about highway safety issues. Sponsored by the North Carolina Governor’s Highway...
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10/16/2017 8:44:09 AM Parents Are Encouraged to Protect Teen Drivers by Encouraging “5 to Drive”
RALEIGH - Governor Cooper has proclaimed Oct. 15 – 21 as Teen Driver Safety Week to highlight motor vehicle crashes as being the leading cause of death of teenagers in North Carolina, ahead of all other types of injury, disease or...
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9/18/2017 2:39:42 PM Free Resources for Parents to Ensure Children’s Safety
RALEIGH – Every day too many children ride in car seats that have been installed incorrectly, or are riding in the wrong car seats for their ages and sizes. Other children ride while completely unbuckled. Governor Roy Cooper proclaimed...
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8/18/2017 5:20:46 PM Don’t Drink and Drive this Labor Day Holiday
RALEIGH –  State and local law enforcement aim to make holiday travel safer during the Governor’s Highway Safety Program’s annual Labor Day Booze It & Lose It enforcement campaign from Aug. 18 to Sept. 4. “Labor Day is a joyous family...
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6/30/2017 7:49:27 AM Plan Ahead and Don’t Drink and Drive This Fourth of July
RALEIGH – For as many good memories as the Fourth of July holiday can provide, it can also create devastating nightmares for families who lose a loved one due to drunk driving. As North Carolinians are traveling to picnics and barbecues,...
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6/6/2017 3:59:24 PM Securing Your Load Secures Your Safety on North Carolina Highways
RALEIGH — Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed June 6 as Secure Your Load Day, reminding motorists to take the time to reduce the risk of crashes, injuries or even death by firmly securing the items they carry in and on their vehicles and...
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