State Highway Patrol and Department of Public Instruction Combine Efforts In Conducting Operation Stop Arm

TO: News Directors, Editors

FROM: Sergeant Michael Baker

RE: State Highway Patrol and Department of Public Instruction Combine Efforts In Conducting Operation Stop Arm during the Week of October 19th – 23rd

In support of Operation Stop Arm week the State Highway Patrol will be aggressively enforcing stop arm violations and other traffic violations in and around school zones. The operation will be conducted from 6:00 a.m. on Monday, October 19th through Friday, October 23rd. The Patrol expects Operation Stop Arm will decrease violations and reduce school bus incidents involving children.

A press event will be held on Friday, October 16th at 10 am, in front of the Kerr Scott Building at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds.

Representatives from the Highway Patrol, Department of Public Instruction and Department of Transportation will speak at this event.

For additional information please call Sergeant Michael Baker at 919-733-5027 or Michael.D.Baker@ncdps.gov.

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