DOT Sending Anti-Litter Message to N.C. Drivers
In an attempt to cut down on roadside trash, the state Department of Transportation is including a litter-prevention message with vehicle registration renewals.Posted — Updated
The DOT plans to distribute 1 million fliers, which inform drivers of the importance of properly securing loads and include an anti-litter message from the North Carolina State Highway Patrol.
The DOT spent $16.6 million last year to remove more than 10 million pounds of roadside litter. The Highway Patrol issued more than 2,100 citations for littering and unsecured loads.