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Thanksgiving Travel Safety Reminders

RALEIGH -As the busiest travel weekend of the season begins, the N.C. Department of Transportation offers people tips for safe travel. "Take the time to plan and prepare, then make the choice to get where you are going safely," said NCDOT Highway Administrator Terry Gibson. "Safe travel on the busiest travel day of the year is something to be thankful for."Know Before You GoBefore you start the car, check with NCDOT for real-time information on accidents or delays on your travel route.  
  • From your smart phone, check
  • Scan one of NCDOT's 18 Twitter feeds at
  • Or, call 511.
Better Safe Than SorryBefore your trip, do routine checks to promote safety and save money. Visit for more tips.Just Drive! Focus on driving once the car starts.  Remind your loved ones to do the same, by sending this link:


2/13/2018 4:26 PM