Litter Free NC
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Everyone knows that litter creates an eyesore and an image problem. But littering is not only ugly, it can be dangerous.
It harms the environment. It endangers wildlife and animal habitats. It hurts economic development and creates a public safety hazard.
Motorists who swerve to avoid debris in the road risk losing control of their vehicle. Litter and debris blowing from unsecured loads on trucks can strike other vehicles, obscure a driver's vision, damage vehicles and even injure drivers.
|Charlie Rose, talk show host and journalist on CBS This Morning, and native son, talks about keeping North Carolina free of litter here: http://youtu.be/HxcfUqvRrzc|
- Teach young people not to litter.
- Cover truck and trailer beds when transporting trash or other loose items.
- Carry and use a litter bag in your vehicle
- Report litterbugs when you see them to the NCDOT Swat-A-Litterbug program
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