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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10/16/2017 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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6/2/2017 2:49:58 PM North Carolina Drivers to Be Surveyed on Seat Belt Usage in June
RALEIGH — Surveyors contracted through the Institute for Transportation Research and Education will be in select North Carolina counties throughout the month of June observing and recording seat belt usage by drivers and...
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5/22/2017 2:31:48 AM Click It or Ticket Campaign is Underway
RALEIGH – As summer kicks off and families hit the road for vacations, the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program is reminding motorists to Click It or Ticket. Aimed at enforcing seat belt use to help keep you and your family safe, the...
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5/18/2017 6:38:38 PM North Carolinians Encouraged to Buckle Up in Every Seat, Every Time
RALEIGH – Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed May as Seat Belt Safety Awareness Month to remind motorists and their passengers about the importance of buckling up in every seat, every time.  In 2016, 42 percent of automobile fatalities...
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5/1/2017 3:00:02 PM Share the Road With Motorcycles
RALEIGH – In an effort to reduce the increase in motorcycle fatalities on North Carolina roadways, Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. The N.C Governor’s Highway Safety Program and BikeSafe North...
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