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Tag Archives: N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program

NCDOT Safety Campaign Promotes Emergency Vehicles Awareness

NCDOT Safety Campaign Promotes Emergency Vehicles Awareness

From May 6-8, 2022 the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program is partnering with the North Carolina State Highway Patrol to remind motorists to Move Over or Slow Down for stopped emergency vehicles during the “Move Over, It’s the Law,” safety campaign. A violation of the law will result in a mandatory fine of $500 plus…read more »

Booze It & Lose It Holiday Enforcement Campaign Underway

Booze It & Lose It Holiday Enforcement Campaign Underway

Christmas lights won’t be the only thing lighting up the night this holiday season. Starting Monday, through Jan. 2, law enforcement officers will be stepping up patrols across the state to stop impaired drivers as part of the “Booze It & Lose It” holiday enforcement effort.  “If you’re out celebrating this holiday season, make sure…read more »

Fallen Trooper Honored On Tree Of Life In Raleigh

Fallen Trooper Honored On Tree Of Life In Raleigh

Last week, the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program and North Carolina Mothers Against Drunk Driving held the annual Tree of Life ceremony, which honored in downtown Raleigh and memorialized those killed in car crashes in 2020. Speakers from NCDOT, NC MADD, and the state Department of Public Safety spoke at the 24th annual event, followed…read more »

Halloween “Booze It & Lose It” Campaign Underway Statewide

Halloween “Booze It & Lose It” Campaign Underway Statewide

The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program joined Western North Carolina partners, including Buncombe County Sheriff Quentin Miller, Asheville Mayor Esther Manheimer, and local restaurant owners at Rabbit Rabbit in Asheville on Thursday, Oct. 21, to formally kick off the “Booze It & Lose It” Halloween Statewide Enforcement Campaign. The campaign, which runs from Monday, Oct.…read more »

Booze It & Lose It Aims To Reduce Driving Impairment Among Minority Communities

Booze It & Lose It Aims To Reduce Driving Impairment Among Minority Communities

State and local officials are targeting minority college students with their latest version of the anti-drunk driving campaign, Booze It & Lose It.  Today, members of the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program partnered with Winston-Salem State University on the historically Black university’s campus to launch the 2021 Labor Day Booze It and Lose It campaign.…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 »

Memorial Day Click It Or Ticket Campaign Underway

Memorial Day Click It Or Ticket Campaign Underway

As the busy summer traveling season nears, state transportation officials are reminding people to wear their seat belts to reduce the risk of being seriously injured or killed. More than 500 people who were not wearing seat belts or buckled into child safety seats died in vehicle crashes on North Carolina roadways last year. “Seat…read more »

Education Leaders Drive Home Safe Driving Message

Education Leaders Drive Home Safe Driving Message

State education leaders are teaming up with the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program (NCGHSP) to help sound the alarm about speeding, one of the leading causes of death in children and a major cause of death for young adults. “Speeding repeatedly tops the list of the central causes of preventable roadway deaths, especially among young adults,” said Mark…read more »

Holiday ‘Booze It & Lose It’ Campaign Underway

Holiday ‘Booze It & Lose It’ Campaign Underway

It’s always important that if you plan to drink, you don’t drive.  As part of the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, more state and local law enforcement officers will patrol day and night to catch impaired drivers behind the wheel throughout the holidays.  The annual holiday ‘Booze It & Lose It’ campaign runs now through Jan. 5.…read more »

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