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Tag Archives: North Carolina State Highway Patrol

Local Trooper Honored During SHP Awards Ceremony

Local Trooper Honored During SHP Awards Ceremony

The State Highway Patrol recognized the extraordinary acts of heroism and public service by several members during an awards ceremony held at the SBI Auditorium in Raleigh on Thursday. The members and districts that were recognized exemplify the Patrol’s long-standing commitment to loyalty, integrity and professionalism.   Trooper Bennie Grady from Wayne County was given…read more »

State Highway Patrol Conducts 2021 “Operation Stop Arm”

State Highway Patrol Conducts 2021 “Operation Stop Arm”

In support of Operation Stop Arm week, the State Highway Patrol will be aggressively enforcing stop arm and other traffic violations in and around school zones and school bus stops this week. The operation will run daily through 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22 and runs in conjunction with National School Bus Safety Week. The…read more »

State Highway Patrol Graduates 65 New Troopers

State Highway Patrol Graduates 65 New Troopers

The State Highway Patrol proudly welcomed 65 new troopers at a graduation ceremony held for the 153rd Basic Highway Patrol School on Friday.  The ceremony ended 35 weeks of rigorous training to prepare the new troopers for a rewarding career of service to the state of North Carolina. The closed ceremony was held at the…read more »

State Highway Patrol to Participate In Operation SafeDRIVE

State Highway Patrol to Participate In Operation SafeDRIVE

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol will be joining forces with fellow law enforcement partners in adjoining states to conduct quarterly, concentrated highway traffic enforcement periods this year as part of SafeDRIVE (Distracted Reckless Impaired Visibility Enforcement). Operation efforts aim to eliminate commercial motor vehicle (CMV) traffic collisions through periods of high visibility enforcement along…read more »

State Highway Patrol Announces Non-Profit Foundation

State Highway Patrol Announces Non-Profit Foundation

The State Highway Patrol is proud to announce the first ever non-profit 501(c)(3) titled “North Carolina State Highway Patrol Foundation”. The North Carolina State Highway Patrol’s non-profit foundation was founded by Board Chairwoman, Melissa Sutherland and is comprised of local business leaders, community members, legal and financial professionals whose primary mission is to support the…read more »

SHP Aims To Keep Drivers Safe During The Holidays

SHP Aims To Keep Drivers Safe During The Holidays

With the holiday season in full swing, the State Highway Patrol will be looking to curb the unexpected increase in fatal collisions experienced in 2020.  The anticipated increase in vehicle traffic over the coming weeks will require all across North Carolina to practice safe driving habits on our state’s roadways. Prior to deciding whether or…read more »

State Highway Patrol To Launch Move Over Campaign

State Highway Patrol To Launch Move Over Campaign

In an effort to increase the public’s awareness on the importance of moving over for public service vehicles, the State Highway Patrol is launching Move a Little/Save a Lot, a campaign focused on the education and enforcement of the state’s Move Over law. Since June, six separate collisions have occurred where a Highway Patrol vehicle was struck…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 »

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