The NC General Assembly ordered the NC Division of Motor Vehicles to revise its guidelines for traffic stops and directed the state Department of Public Instruction to include the guidelines in the driver’s education curriculum taught to high school students.
Downed lines and traffic signals which have crashed down onto the Brookshire Freeway at Interstate 85 are causing traffic issues Thursday morning. The Brookshire may be closed in both directions all day.
The Highway Patrol overstated safety hazards and seized upon sloppy crash statistics to justify its “data-driven” crackdown on truck drivers who park beside interstate highway ramps – often for sleep mandated by federal truck-safety rules.
The N.C. Department of Transportation is reassessing its contract with a company that is building controversial toll lanes on Interstate 77 after a subsidiary filed for bankruptcy in connection with a similar highway in Texas.