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Buckle Up. It Could Save Your Life – Thanksgiving Safety Campaign

Buckle Up. It Could Save Your Life – Thanksgiving Safety Campaign

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Traffic on I-73/74 near Asheboro (Stock Photo / Acme News Archive) RALEIGH N.C. (NC DOT) - Please buckle up if you’re driving or riding anywhere this Thanksgiving. That’s the message coming from the N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program as part of this year’s Thanksgiving Click It or Ticket campaign. “This is traditionally one of the busiest times for travel, but we want people to get where they’re going safely,” said Mark Ezzell, director of the North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program. “The sad truth is most of these deaths and injuries are preventable. If people wore seat belts every time they get into a vehicle, we would save so many lives.” The campaign, which runs from Nov. 21-27, aims to encourage motorists to buckle up through innovative and extensive enforcem...