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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation invites all accredited colleges, community colleges and universities to apply to serve as a host site for the 2021 National Summer Transportation Institute program.

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RALEIGH — The N.C Department of Transportation has received a $47.5 million federal grant to purchase the S-Line rail corridor between Raleigh and Ridgeway in Warren County.

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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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RALEIGH — The N.C. Department of Transportation’s drone program has again been named as a finalist for a national award.

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RALEIGH — This Labor Day, the Governor’s Highway Safety Program is joining forces with the North Carolina Trucking Association, the Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (also known as NETS), the North Carolina Highway Patrol and members of more than 500 law enforcement agencies around the state to help curb impaired driving.

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Wednesday, 19 August 2020 12:09

Public input needed on statewide trail network plan

RALEIGH — As people across North Carolina are using greenways and trails in record numbers, their input is needed to develop the Great Trails State Plan. 

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RALEIGH — Lawmakers are trying to fix the Department of Transportation’s spending problems that triggered mass layoffs, project delays, and chaos in the transportation industry.

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RALEIGH — The state will temporarily suspend most highway construction projects that cause lane closures to help reduce the anticipated influx of traffic over the July Fourth holiday weekend.

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RALEIGH — The state Department of Transportation defended its overspending and planned reforms to a skeptical Senate Transportation Committee on Wednesday, May 27.

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