Safe driving pays at home and at work


As your employees leave your office or worksite for a weekend of New Year’s celebrations, consider suggesting the benefit of a designated driver option.

Safe Ride Home (SRH) is an alternative to driving under the influence (DUI). The designated driver service combines the convenience of a taxi with the comfort of the customer’s own vehicle. Safe Ride Home is available in Wake, Durham, Orange and JohnstonCounty on Thursday, Friday and Saturday nights from 9:00 p.m. until 3:00 a.m. The service is also available at other times by appointment.

Over the coming months, North CarolinaConstruction News and our web service provider Qudeso, are supporting a community information campaign that we believe will give drivers the opportunity to avoid the very dangerous and very costly pitfall a DUI can bring. In the last four years, SRH has gotten thousands of Triangle drivers and their vehicles home without incident or injury to themselves or others. You can learn more by going to www.SafeRideHomeNC.comor by calling SRH at 919-520-4496.

 Under Construction: Trucking in the Work Zone

 North Carolina’s highways are the workplace of the professional trucking industry. These professionals travel through work zones on a daily basis and regularly encounter the various hazards associated with a work zone. NCDOT partnered withCarolinasAssociated General Contractors and the NorthCarolina Trucking Association to produce an educational video specifically for professional truck drivers.

 Filmed in several North Carolinawork zones and featuring real-life truck drivers, state troopers and an NCDOT engineer, Under Construction: Trucking in the Work Zone illustrates how professional truck drivers can make a difference by paying attention and driving the speed limit. For details visit:


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