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SHP Plans Stepped Up Enforcement As Holiday Drivers Take To Road

SHP Plans Stepped Up Enforcement As Holiday Drivers Take To Road

Traffic & Roads
Car seat belt fastening close-up. Driving safely. (eshana_blue / Adobe Stock) ASHEBORO N.C. - As people prepare to travel for the holiday, the N.C. State Highway Patrol (SHP) is preparing for the increased number of drivers expected across the state. With the vaccine and lifting of COVID-19 restrictions travel this year is expected to be up. The American Automobile Association (AAA) estimates that more than 48 million people will travel by road across the U.S. in the coming days and weeks. Photo provided by NC SHP According to a press release by the NC SHP during the coming weeks its Troopers will be proactively targeting dangerous driver behaviors including speeding, distracted driving and impaired driving as well as increasing their visibility on highly traveled corridors to...
Click It or Ticket It Campaign Kicks Off

Click It or Ticket It Campaign Kicks Off

Government
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6cOh6ZIgCt4 RALEIGH NC (NCDOT) – 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 belts and child safety seats save lives,” said Eric Boyette, secretary of the N.C. Department of Transportation. “We know that not wearing a seat belt can be the worst decision you’ll ever make.” Boyette spoke Monday during a virtual news conference to kick off the Memorial Day Click It or Ticket It enforcement and education campaign. The statewide seat belt usage rate has fallen t...