A Lexington Co., NC school bus carrying elementary school students was in a head-on crash with a Ford Focus whose driver was hospitalized and might have been under the influence of alcohol, highway patrol said.
When will the I-77 toll lanes in Lake Norman, NC open for drivers? The contentious project was supposed to be complete by the end of 2018, but portions of the highway toll lanes might not open until next year.
President Donald Trump’s visit will wreak havoc on traffic at the start of the busy Labor Day weekend. Roads near the airport and Carmel Country Club will be closed for short periods and delays are expected on Billy Graham Parkway, I-77.
The N.C. Department of Transportation has teamed up with the insurance company Geico to erect "safe phone zone" signs along highways urging drivers to pull in to public rest areas to call, text or surf the web.
The N.C. Department of Transportation has changed its strategy on litter and trash along the highway. Gone are the state prisoners who picked up garbage along the road, replaced by more contractors, some who clean up before they mow the grass.
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.
Charlotte-Mecklenburg police handled 20 pedestrian fatalities last year, more than double the total for 2015, which was nine, according to Sgt. David Sloan, now retired with the major crash investigations unit.
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.