5/21/2018 12:45:39 PM Memorial Day Click It or Ticket Campaign Kicks Off 25 Years of Seat Belt Enforcement
RALEIGH - The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program is partnering with state and local law enforcement for its annual Memorial Day Click It or Ticket campaign that will takes place May 21 through June 3, concurrent with one of the busiest...
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5/7/2018 8:53:10 AM Governor Cooper Proclaims May as Seat Belt Safety Awareness Month
Raleigh – Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed May as Seat Belt Safety Awareness Month to stress the importance of buckling up in both the front and backs seats when riding in a motor vehicle.  North Carolina law requires occupants in...
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5/1/2018 11:21:48 AM Governor Roy Cooper Proclaims May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
RALEIGH – Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month to bring awareness to motorcycle fatalities and serious injuries on North Carolina roadways. Motorists are encouraged to share the road and watch closely...
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4/13/2018 3:44:49 PM NC Traffic Safety Brings Over 900 Professionals Together to Combat Roadway Fatalities
WILMINGTON - More than 900 national, state and local traffic safety professionals convened this week in Wilmington for the N.C. Traffic Safety Conference & Expo hosted by the North Carolina Governor's Highway Safety Program (GHSP). The...
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4/2/2018 3:57:56 PM Governor Cooper Proclaims April As Distracted Driving Awareness Month
RALEIGH - Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month to increase awareness that distracted drivers are not only a danger to themselves, but everyone else on the road.  In conjunction to the...
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2/9/2018 9:33:21 AM North Carolina Announces Rural Roadways Safety Initiative
RALEIGH - The N.C. Governor's Highway Safety Program is partnering with state troopers and local law enforcement agencies using high-visibility traffic enforcement in a new "Survive the Drive" initiative to reduce speeding and distracted...
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2/4/2018 8:20:20 AM Tackle Drunk Driving Before the Game Starts
RALEIGH - Kickoff on America's favorite pastime is just about ready to start. For many football fans, when it's time for the Super Bowl, everyone's a fan…and Fans Don't Let Fans Drive Drunk.  The N.C. Governor's Highway Safety Program...
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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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