The North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program (NCGHSP) is working with researchers this month to determine the statewide official seat belt use rate. “Researchers will be observing several areas, primarily our larger metropolitan: Mecklenburg County which has experienced a sharp decline of nearly eight percent,” said Mark Ezzell, NCGHSP Director. Researchers with N.C. State’s Institute for…

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RALEIGH, N.C. — This week, the Governor’s Highway Safety Program and more than 500 law enforcement agencies will kick off the state’s annual 4th of July anti-drunk driving campaign, dubbed ‘Operation Firecracker’, with increased enforcement patrols. ‘Operation Firecracker’ runs from June 29 through July 5. This year, the Governor’s Highway Safety Program is soliciting motorists to encourage everyone…

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