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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...