Highway Patrol kicks-off Operation Slow Down

The event will be held at 11 a.m. at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Charlotte. Local law enforcement agencies will join troopers April 1-6, to encourage drivers to slow down and follow the speed limit.

During the campaign, stepped-up enforcement and patrols will be conducted across the state. Officers will focus on motorists exceeding the posted speed limit on interstates and major four-lane highways.

For more information about Operation Slow Down 2008, visit the N.C. Department of Crime Control and Public Safety's Web site at www.nccrimecontrol.org/shp.

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