North Carolina Families for Safe Streets


Current Issues

Ending Speed Violence for Lee

Speeding Violence Over 25% of all fatal crashes in North Carolina are related to speeding (Source: NCDOT). Over the last 5 years, 1,852 people were killed in speeding crashes on NC roads (Source: NC Vision Zero Safety Dashboard). About Lee By: David Counter, Lee’s Husband, NCFSS Member Lee Strode 11.26.1968 – 12.23.2021 Lee was born…

Hands Free NC Bill

The Hands Free NC bill would make it illegal to physically hold or support a phone (wireless communication device), watch a video, or text while driving. This could save hundreds of lives every year in North Carolina. Distracted driving has killed over 915 North Carolinians over the past five years (Source: NCDOT Crash Facts). The current law…

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