• NC troopers kick off 'Operation Drive to Live'


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A new push to keep teenage drivers safe on the roads kicks off Monday.

    The North Carolina Highway Patrol is starting ‘Operation Drive to Live’ during prom season.

    Car crashes are the leading cause of death for American teens.

    Troopers will step up patrols at high schools across the state this week to enforce traffic laws and they'll give safety demonstrations to students.

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