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Super Bowl Sunday is Almost Here! What are Your Plans to Avoid Drinking and Driving?

Approximately 111.3 million Americans tuned-in last year to watch the Super bowl and the viewership for Super Bowl LII is expected to be nearly just as high. Football fans across the nation will join friends and family members to enjoy the game. Whether they watch at someone’s home or at a local bar, the amount …

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MADD “Tie One On For Safety” Campaign Reminds Us to Drive Sober During The Holiday Season

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the MADD “Tie One On for Safety” campaign. This public awareness campaign focuses on the importance of designating a sober driver during the holiday season. Thousands of innocent lives are tragically lost every year due to drunk driving. Sadly, the holiday season is no exception. In fact, the …

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Teens Learn Dangers Of Drunk Driving Through Mock Crash

With prom season and graduation right around the corner, many teens will be tempted to drink alcohol and then get behind the wheel to drive home. In an effort to make students think twice before drinking and driving, officials in Henderson, North Carolina, set up a mock crash scene at the campus of a local high school.

Making Teen Driving Safety a 2012 Resolution

Car wrecks are the leading cause of death among North Carolina teens, and crashes are surprisingly common. In NC, teenage drivers are involved in car wrecks approximately every 24 minutes. According to research, the most common mistakes that cause teen wrecks are speeding, inattention and distraction, and failure to yield. And while drunk driving is …

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Holiday "Booze It & Lose It" Campaign Has Begun

State and local law enforcement officers will be working to keep motorists safe this celebratory season with the Holiday “Booze It & Lose It” campaign. Checkpoints and stepped-up patrols will be conducted across North Carolina, now through Monday, Jan. 2. This is part of the ongoing effort by the Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP) to …

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Halloween Booze It & Lose It 2011

“Booze It & Lose It” is a safety campaign run by the Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP). It becomes active during high-alcohol holiday seasons. Halloween fits that description. Starting Friday, October 28 through Monday, October 31, North Carolina will have checkpoints and stepped-up patrols in an effort to remove impaired drivers from the roads. How …

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