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SHP Focuses On Traffic Safety During Holiday Weekend

SHP Focuses On Traffic Safety During Holiday Weekend

As traffic is expected to increase this July Fourth weekend, so will the State Highway Patrol’s focus on traffic safety. The AAA organization estimates that more than 43 million travelers will take to the roadways this holiday weekend, which is a record number for July Fourth travel. Across North Carolina, the SHP is participating in…read more »

Avoid Drinking and Driving During Fourth of July & Summer

Avoid Drinking and Driving During Fourth of July & Summer

Do your part to keep the Fourth of July and the rest of the summer safe by never driving if you are impaired. That was the key message at Thursday’s kickoff of the annual North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program’s Fourth of July Booze It & Lose it campaign, dubbed ‘Operation Firecracker.’ The event was…read more »

Survive The Frightful Trip On Halloween By Traveling Sober

Survive The Frightful Trip On Halloween By Traveling Sober

To help spread the message that Buzzed Driving Is Drunk Driving, the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program is teaming up with law enforcement, traffic safety officials and crash survivors to remind everyone of the dangers of drunk driving. In a video release, NCGHSP alerted the public that officers will be out conducting increased patrols starting today Oct.…read more »

Labor Day Booze It & Lose It Effort Gets Underway

Labor Day Booze It & Lose It Effort Gets Underway

As Labor Day fast approaches, increased congestion across the state is expected as motorists travel to their intended vacation destinations. With this in mind, the State Highway Patrol is stressing the importance of sober driving throughout the holiday weekend. Combining forces with the Governor’s Highway Safety Program and more than 500 law enforcement organizations statewide,…read more »

SHP Stresses Responsible Celebrations During July 4th Weekend

SHP Stresses Responsible Celebrations During July 4th Weekend

Over the July Fourth holiday weekend, the State Highway Patrol is encouraging motorists to drive responsibly when traveling to their intended destinations. Across the state, the SHP is participating in two annual enforcement campaigns, aligning efforts with multiple law enforcement partners to monitor driver behavior. One campaign, entitled Booze It & Lose It Operation Fire Cracker,…read more »

“Operation Firecracker” In Effect In N.C.

“Operation Firecracker” In Effect In N.C.

Drivers should be aware that the Fourth of July is a time for law enforcement to crack down on drunk driving. The Governor’s Highway Safety Program is running its “Operation Firecracker” campaign through July 5, which is geared toward catching people who are driving under the influence. This year, GHSP is also asking motorists to support…read more »

#KeysFreeNC Encourages Safe Driving This Fourth Of July

#KeysFreeNC Encourages Safe Driving This Fourth Of July

Fireworks, parties and barbecues are a staple of Fourth of July celebrations. Unfortunately, impaired driving has also become synonymous with Independence Day. Mark Ezzell, the Director of the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program, tells Goldsboro Daily News this year’s impaired driving prevention effort includes the #KeysFreeNC campaign. Ezzell says North Carolinians are encouraged to write…read more »

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