|With warmer weather here, it’s a good time for some reminders about how to keep yourself and others safe while on the road.
Seat Belt Safety Awareness Month: In 2018, 41% of automobile fatalities in North Carolina were drivers or passengers who were not wearing their seat belt. Buckling up can save your life and your passenger’s. Read more.
Motorcycle Safety Month: BikeSafeNC offers tips on pre-ride safety checks, riding with a passenger, recommended safety gear and more. They also host free Rider Skill Days, providing instruction and advice to help make a motorcyclist’s experience safer and more enjoyable.
Bicycle Safety Month: You can stay safe while biking by wearing a helmet and reflective clothing, riding single file in the direction of traffic and using hand signals when turning. As a motorist, learn how to help keep pedestrians and cyclists safe at Watch For Me NC.
Happening Near You…
Transportation Fair Showcasing Nearly Two Dozen Raleigh Projects
Residents can review and comment on plans for multiple projects under development or construction in the Raleigh area at a transportation fair this Monday, May 6. Those who can’t make the event can still get information and submit feedback online.
Contracts Awarded for Granville Co. Roadway Improvements
State transportation officials recently approved contracts to replace a bridge and culvert in Granville County. The structures are expected to be replaced by this fall.