The House of Representatives in North Carolina passed a bill in the middle of June that would have required moped operators to have liability insurance. That bill has seen some changes while in committee, including dropping the insurance requirement.
The arctic air system that is punishing much of the Midwest and Pacific Northwest is expected to make its way towards the Carolinas. According to a number of weather reports, temperatures will drop from the 60’s to the 40’s over the weekend. Some areas may see the mercury drop below freezing.
While it may go without saying that motorcycle riders must be vigilant in looking out for drivers, sometimes tragedies occur that end up being ominous reminders of the dangers that exist for riders on North Carolina roads. A husband and wife were killed in an accident when the motorcycle they were riding on was struck from behind by a pickup truck.