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This Week at NCDOT: NCDMV Credentials, Hurricane Season, 100 Deadliest Days of Summer



​RALEIGH - The following are highlights from this week at the N.C. Department of Transportation. The stories below are also featured in NCDOT Now​, the department's weekly newscast.​

NCDMV Credentials

The N.C. Division of Motor Vehicles unveiled the state’s most secure licenses and IDs ever, this week.

New driver licenses, permits, and identification cards will now feature the latest in card security design and construction specifically designed to combat fraud.

The state’s new credential is a 100% polycarbonate card that is personalized using laser engraving technology and contains more than 50 security features to assist law enforcement in the deterrence and detection of fraud.

The current design will be phased out by the end of June, but current licenses and ID cards will remain valid until their expiration date. 

Hurricane Season

As summer approaches, so does Hurricane season.

June 1 marks the beginning of hurricane season and as always, the N.C. Department of Transportation is prepped and ready to mobilize when a storm threatens our state.

Motorists are encouraged to visit for important hurricane season information including weather alerts, road conditions, and evacuation routes for your area.

Also, not only has real-time traffic information, but the latest weather-related impacts to transportation.

Plan, prepare, and stay informed.

100 Deadliest Days of Summer

With Memorial Day behind us, we’ve entered a dangerous time on the road, known as the 100 deadliest days of summer.

The time between Memorial Day and Labor Day sees a significant spike in deadly crashes for teen drivers.

The department urges teens and everyone behind the wheel to slow down, put away your phones, don’t drink and drive, and always wear a seat belt.


6/7/2024 9:43 AM