Work Zone Safety Awareness Month

2010

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2009

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2009 Contest Winners

  5-8 Age Group 9-11 Age Group 12-15 Age Group 16-18 Age Group
1st Place Kayla Styles, 8 Riverside Elementary School, Newland, NC Contest winner image Nell Pendley, 11Deyton Elemetary School, Spruce Pine, NC Contest winner image Rachel Taylor, 15Southern Nash High School, Bailey, NC Contest winner image Melissa Dean, 17Southern Nash High School, Bailey, NC Contest winner image
2nd Place Shane Greene, 7Greenlee Primary School, Spruce Pine, NC Contest winner image Kathleen Joines, 10Sparta School,
Sparta, NC Contest winner image
Bridgette Boykin, 14Southern Nash High School, Bailey, NC Contest winner image Holly Gibson, 16Southern Nash High School, Bailey, NC Contest winner image
3rd Place Austin Greene, 6Greenlee Primary School, Spruce Pine, NC Contest winner image Jacob Roten, 10Sparta School,
Sparta, NC Contest winner image
Jacy Barnes, 14Southern Nash High School, Bailey, NC Contest winner image Jackson Wall, 18Southern Nash High School, Bailey, NC Contest winner image

2007 Contest Winners

  5-8 Age Group 9-11 Age Group 12-15 Age Group 16-18 Age Group
1st Place Katya Hazen, 8Sand Ridge Elementary School, Hubert, NC Contest winner image Trueitt Henderson, 10Bethel Hill Charter School, Roxboro, NC Contest winner image Elena Sanchez, 15Gray's Creek High School, Hope Mills, NC Contest winner image Erin Grady, 17Southern Nash High School, Bailey, NC Contest winner image
2nd Place Raven Slade, 6MB Hubbard Elementary School, Battleboro, NC Contest winner image Jose Vasquez, 11Lucama Elementary School, Lucama, NC Contest winner image Ruan Basson, 14South Asheboro Middle School, Asheboro, NC Contest winner image Aine Vonnegut, 17Myers Park High School, Charlotte, NC Contest winner image
3rd Place Seth Sigmon, 5Bostian Elementary School, China Grove, NC Contest winner image Dominick Wilson, 10Eastern Elementary School, Greenville, NC Contest winner image Antionette Price, 15Cleveland Middle School, Garner, NC Contest winner image Megan Stein, 17Massey Hill Classical High School, Fayetteville, NC Contest winner image

2005 Contest Winners

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Campaigns

Drive Smart. Do Your Part

Drive Smart. Do Your Part logo The current "Drive Smart. Do Your Part." campaign emphasizes the need for motorists to take responsibility for the way they drive through work zones. By reducing speeds and not being distracted while driving through work zones, drivers will significantly decrease their chances of being involved in a serious accident.

Pay Attention or Pay the Price

Pay Attention or Pay the Price logo The "Pay Attention or Pay the Price." campaign indicated the serious consequences of driving distracted through work zones. Not paying attention in work zones could cost someone their life – that someone could be you.

Speed a Little, Lose A lot

Pay Attention or Pay the Price logo The "Speed a Little. Lose a Lot." campaign demonstrated the serious consequences of work zone violations and promoted the importance of work zone safety on both sides of the barrel. Legislation enacted in 1999 increased the penalty for speeding through a work zone to a minimum of $250 – more than triple the usual fine for speeding. In addition to educating motorists about the risks associated with speeding through work zones, the campaign helped motorists understand how, when and where these crashes occur to help prevent them.