No Day Off This Labor Day Holiday For NC Highway Patrol

Whether your boating on the waterways or traveling by car on the roads, it's important to remember to be caution.

The Highway Patrol is pushing several initiatives to keep drivers safe this holiday weekend, like checkpoints and seat belt checks. So far, troopers in Beaufort County have encountered several violations.

Troopers are out in full force. Last year, there were 1,128 crashes, 654 injuries and 24 fatalities investigated by the highway patrol statewide during the holiday period.

If you have any problems on the road you can dial *HP on your cell.