Troopers begin ticketing drivers in Operation Slow Down

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If you're known to floor it on the way to work, you might want to slow down today.The N.C. State Highway Patrol will begin ticketing speeders on area interstates today in "Operation Slow Down -- Interstate Initiative."
The operation will take place through Feb. 22 to encourage drivers to slow down and follow the speed limit, according to the patrol. Dangerous driving can be reported to the Highway Patrol by dialing *HP on cellular phones from anywhere in the state.
For more information about Operation Slow Down, visit the N.C. Department of Crime Control and Public Safety’s web site at
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