Posted by Debra Worley - email
RALEIGH, NC (WECT) - In 2008 5 people died as a result from alcohol-related crashes during Halloween weekend. More than 140 were injured.
In an effort to keep residents safe, state and local law enforcement officers will be cracking down on impaired drivers during the Halloween Booze it and Lose it campaign.
"Halloween should be a time of fun and family with no room for irresponsible behavior," said Gov. Bev Perdue in a statement. "I urge North Carolinians to be smart, think ahead and not drink and drive."
For a safer Halloween, the Governor's Highway Safety Program recommends these simple tips:
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