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Driving safety

StreetSafe Driving program puts young drivers in real life situations

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video Texting while driving has passed drunk driving as the leading cause of teen deaths. That's one reason Brunswick County is taking a hands-on approach to drivers education, keeping everyone "StreetSafe." Young drivers get the opportunity to experience how easy it is to lose control of a car in a program one calls "Drivers ed on steroids." Full story...
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CFPUA working at multiple locations

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CFPUA working on water main breaks on multiple locations, expect some traffic delays. Full story...
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Street Safe helping young drivers

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A local insurance company is doing their part to make sure that your child doesn’t become a statistic. Full story...
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More cell phone limits in car debated by NC House

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The latest effort to limit distracted drivers mashing down cell phone buttons or checking smartphone screens may split the top leaders in the North Carolina Legislature. Full story...
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NCDOT offers safe driving tips during storm

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The North Carolina Department of Transportation is urging people to drive safely in this rainy weather. They want people to stay off the roads if at all possible. Full story...
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Leland Middle School students get a lesson in safety

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Leland eighth graders took a break from math, science, and English for a lesson in safety. The program focused on underage drinking, drugs, and driving safety. Full story...
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Driver is lucky after attempting to multi-task on the road

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A driver in Brunswick County Sunday got an important lesson on multi-tasking behind the wheel. Full story...
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Pedestrian safety a concern in New Hanover County

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videoFor eight consecutive years, AAA has rated New Hanover County as the state's most dangerous county for drivers. Statistics also show the county has become more dangerous for pedestrians. Between 2007 and 2008 the number of pedestrian fatalities on New Hanover County roads doubled. Full story...
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Troopers encourage teens to Drive to Live

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The North Carolina Highway Patrol is paying special attention to teen drivers this week. As part of operation Drive to Live, troopers are concentrating on the roadways near high schools. Full story...
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