State Highway Patrol

The North Carolina State Highway Patrol's primary mission is to reduce collisions and make the highways of North Carolina as safe as possible. In addition to enforcing the state's traffic laws, state troopers also guide traffic during hurricane evacuations, re-route traffic around hazardous chemical spills, and they stand ready, should any act of terrorism occur.

On these pages, find information on missing persons, child seat safety and who to call for traffic tickets. State troopers are committed to protecting North Carolina's motoring public.  Please be alert and drive responsibly. 

State Highway Patrol main office number: (919) 733-7952

Motorists traveling through the state who need assistance may dial *47 which is *HP on a cellular phone.


State Troopers

Cover nearly 80,000 miles of NC highways.


Citations for Speeding

written by state troopers in 2023


School Safety Checks

Conducted by state troopers in 2023


Driving While Impaired

Arrested in NC in 2023

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