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NCDOT

Julia Casadonte

Communications Officer

North Carolina Department of Transportation

919-707-2675

HSRC

James Gallagher

Communications Manager, Pedestrian and Bicycling Programs

UNC Highway Safety Research Center

919-843-7007

2014 Media Coverage

July 27, 2014: Walking in Greensboro: Risky business

July 18, 2014: NCDOT, Greensboro Partnering For Bicycle & Pedestrian Safety

June 30, 2014: Dozens of drivers pulled over in the Outer Banks for violating pedestrian law

June 29, 2014: New Hanover County approved for safety program

June 24, 2014: Pedestrian safety enforcement campaign planned in Kill Devil Hills

June 23, 2014: Watch For Me encourages bike safety

May 29, 2014: New Hanover picked to be a new Watch for Me NC campaign community

May 29, 2014: Watuga picked for “Watch for Me NC”

May 2, 2014: May is National Bike Month

May 1, 2014: May is Bike Month: Rules for drivers, cyclists

April 7, 2014: New Hanover County applying for safety program

April 6, 2014: New Hanover officials want in on safety program

Feb. 10, 2014: NCDOT expands Watch for Me NC safety campaign

Feb. 8, 2014: North Carolina one of least safe states for bikers, pedestrians

Feb. 7, 2014: NCDOT Expands Watch for Me NC Safety Campaign

Feb. 6, 2014: BAC to hold annual members meeting Feb. 18

2013 Media Coverage

Oct. 25, 2013: Bike fatalities raise concern about road safety

Sept. 24, 2013: Bicyclists, pedestrian deaths raise concern

Sept. 18, 2013: Knightdale promoting safe roadways for pedestrians

July 31, 2013: Lanzan campaña de seguridad para peatones y ciclistas

July 25, 2013: Police trained on keeping cyclists, pedestrians safe

July 23, 2013: Campus police conducting operation Watch for Me

2012 Media Coverage

Nov. 19, 2012: Duke Today: Motorists learn law in ‘Watch for Me NC’

Nov. 14, 2012: WTVD: Watch for Me NC

Nov. 14, 2012: WRAL: Triangle police departments band together for pedestrian safety

 Oct. 16, 2012: Duke Today: Duke police focus on pedestrian safety

Oct. 14, 2012: The Herald Sun: Police watching Crosswalks

Oct. 11, 2012: WFMY: Fall season increases risk of crashes

Oct. 5, 2012: WTVD: Statewide pedestrian campaign launched

Oct. 5, 2012: News & Observer: Car-pedestrian crashes targeted

Sept. 18, 2012: The Daily Tar Heel: Carrboro joins the Triangle Watch For Me NC Campaign

Aug. 18, 2012: GoTriangle.org blog: Watch for me, NC! It’s the law

Aug. 10, 2012:  News & Observer:   State launches pedestrian safety campaign

Aug. 9, 2012: Raleigh Television Network: Watch for Me NC

Aug. 9, 2012:  WRAL: Researchers:  Distracted drivers aren’t only problem in busy crosswalks

Aug. 8, 2012:  News 14 Carolina:  Law enforcement focuses on pedestrian safety

Aug. 6, 2012:  News 14 Carolina:  Watch For Me campaign wants to keep Triangle area pedestrians safe

July 17, 2012:  North Raleigh News:  Pedestrian safety campaign to launch in August

2014 Press Releases

July 1, 2014: Greensboro Watch for Me NC

May 28, 2014: Watch for Me NC announces 2014 Partners

May 1, 2014: Watch for Me NC Campaign Urges Drivers and Bicyclists to Be Safe and Considerate Road Users During Bike Month

2013 Press Releases

Nov. 27, 2013: NCDOT Offers Holiday Shopping Safety Tips from Watch for Me NC Campaign

Oct. 30, 2013: NCDOT offers Halloween safety tips from Watch for Me NC campaign

Oct. 9, 2013: Police raise awareness about pedestrian and cyclist safety

Sept.23, 2013: NCDOT Shares Tips on How to Keep Roads Safe Whether Driving, Biking or Walking

July 23, 2013: NCDOT Launches Watch for Me NC 2013 Campaign with Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety Advertising Campaign and Law Enforcement Training – Media invited to attend first training session July 25

June 5, 2013: Raliegh supports Watch for Me, NC safety campaign

2012 Press Releases

Nov. 13, 2012: Watch for Me Press Event featuring NHTSA Administrator David Strickland

Oct. 5, 2012: Raleigh police are focusing on pedestrian law enforcement through October 

Oct. 2: 2012: Triangle-area law enforcement to begin major enforcement of pedestrian laws as part of Watch for Me NC campaign

Aug. 24, 2012:  Start of School Year Brings Increase in Pedestrian Activity; Students and Motorists Urged to Use Caution, Keep Roads Safe For Everyone

Aug. 9, 2012:  City of Raleigh: Watch for Me NC – A regional pedestrian safety campaign

Aug. 6, 2012:  “Watch for Me NC” Pedestrian Safety Campaign Launched in the Triangle Region

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