Disabled Cars to Get Hook More Quickly
To clean up North Carolina highways in the name of safety, the state House passed a bill Wednesday that calls for abandoned vehicles on the shoulder of highway to be removed within 24 hours.Posted — Updated
Under current law, abandoned cars can legally sit on the roadside for two days.
House Bill 563 also makes changes to traffic rules when the power is out at a stoplight. The proposal would require every vehicle to treat the intersection like a four-way stop.
Vehicles on main roads are currently encouraged to treat the intersection as if they had a blinking yellow light, meaning they need to exercise caution but don't have to stop.
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