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RALEIGH — The frequency of vehicle crashes involving animals decreased last year across North Carolina, according to figures kept by the N.C. Department of Transportation.

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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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RALEIGH — A study showing how the N.C. Department of Transportation was able to reduce serious crashes after rural roads were striped with long-life lane markings has garnered national attention.

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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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Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey wants drivers’ hands on the steering wheel, not on their smartphones.

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RALEIGH — The frequency of animal-vehicle crashes climbed considerably in the latest annual report from the N.C. Department of Transportation.

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Governor’s Highway Safety Program (NCGHSP) is reminding all drivers of the importance of safe driving practices this week as COVID-19 restrictions ease around the state.

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LAUREL HILL — A biker was airlifted Sunday after crashing near the Richmond-Scotland line.

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