The Department of Transportation is hereby empowered to contract on behalf of the State with the government of the United States to the extent allowed by the laws of North Carolina for the purpose of securing the benefits available to this State under the Federal Highway Safety Act of 1966. To that end, the Secretary of Transportation shall coordinate, with the Governor's approval, the activities of any and all departments and agencies of the State and its subdivisions relating thereto.
All of the duties and responsibilities of the Governor's Highway Safety Program, established pursuant to this section, are transferred to the Office of the Secretary of Transportation. (1975, c. 716, s. 1; 2001-424, s. 27.11(a).)
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