North Carolina House Bill Would Crack Down On… Mopeds, P3

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We are still discussing a proposal in the General Assembly that would require North Carolina’s moped drivers to register their vehicles. When it was originally introduced, the bill included a provision requiring moped drivers to purchase insurance. Opponents apparently articulated their objections well, because the version that passed from the House to the Senate called
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North Carolina House Bill Would Crack Down On… Mopeds? P2

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What is a moped? And why does the North Carolina General Assembly care? You have joined us for the second post about a bill in the state House of Representatives that would require moped operators to have insurance and license plates. If passed this year, it would go into effect July 1, 2015. As we
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North Carolina House Bill Would Crack Down on… Mopeds?

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The North Carolina House of Representatives is working on a bill that could affect more people than lawmakers have figured. The bill would require moped operators to have license plates and to carry insurance. The measure stops short of also requiring that moped operators have a driver’s license. Opponents say that, with or without the
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Police Charge Father with Child Abuse After Apparent Dwi

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Local news outlets reported that a recent Raleigh car accident resulted in surprising charges against the driver. The most serious charge reported was child abuse; the driver had his three children, all under age 16, with him in the car. Police placed the driver under arrest at the hospital where his sons and daughter were
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18-year-old’s Thrill Ride Could Cost Him His Freedom

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A Durham teen ended his weekend with a night in jail and an early Monday court appearance. The 18-year-old faces both felony and misdemeanor charges as well as citations for multiple traffic violations. The events that led to his arrest unfolded in a matter of minutes, but he could live with the consequences for the
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