MEDIA ADVISORY: State Highway Patrol Announces 2018 Operation Drive to Live Kick Off Event

WHAT: N.C. State Highway Patrol, Governor Roy Cooper, and officials from the Nash-Rocky Mount Public Schools kick off “Operation Drive To Live”, an initiative to reduce teen driving crashes in North Carolina.
WHEN: Friday, April 13, 1 p.m.
WHERE: Northern Nash High School, 4230 Green Hills Rd. Rocky Mount, NC 27804

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol will launch its “Operation Drive To Live” teen driving educational and enforcement campaign with a kickoff featuring state and local leaders to include:

  • N.C. Governor Roy Cooper
  • N.C. State Highway Patrol Colonel Glenn McNeill, Jr.
  • Nash-Rocky Mounty Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Shelton L. Jefferies

In anticipation of spring break and the beginning of prom season, the State Highway Patrol will conduct “Operation Drive to Live” during the week of April 16th - April 20th. The operation will be conducted from 6:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. each day. Troopers will be enforcing all traffic laws around the state’s schools and conducting traffic safety education programs at the high schools prior to the school year ending.

Your attendance and coverage would be greatly appreciated as we work to highlight this important issue.


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