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RALEIGH — As we enter one of the deadliest weeks of the year for North Carolina motorists, local law enforcement agencies plan to increase patrols this weekend to remind drivers and passengers to buckle up.

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BLADENBORO — In February, Chandolyn Todd and Glorimar Cruz-Pagan— students at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke — were driving in rural Bladen County when another vehicle ran a stop sign, forcing Todd to veer off the roadway and plunge into a ditch.

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RALEIGH — 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.

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Tuesday, 22 September 2020 13:00

Driver lauds seat belt use for saving her life

RALEIGH — While state officials are concerned that Mecklenburg County’s seat belt use rate dipped by almost 8% last year, the majority of the region’s residents are still buckling up.

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Wednesday, 16 September 2020 14:32

Seat belt surveys underway, trouble spots concerning

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program is working with researchers this month to determine the statewide official seat belt use rate.

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MEBANE — A statewide "Click it or Ticket" campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of being unbelted in a vehicle got underway at the westbound weigh station in Mebane with the support of Gov. Roy Cooper and a host of elected officials from across the state.

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GARNER — The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program and law enforcement officers are urging people to buckle up during one of the deadliest weekends for travelers.|

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