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NC Moped Drivers Must Register Now, Insure Later


Effective July 1, all moped drivers in North Carolina must register their vehicles.  And effective July 1, 2016, moped operators will have to obtain liability insurance for their vehicles.  But for now no insurance is required and, strangely enough

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Tip for the Day: Turn Right or Go to The Light


Here is a tip which may save you or someone else some time, injury, or even worse.  When there is a need to exit a parking lot or otherwise cross a line of traffic please DO NOT get “waived through”.  Being “waived through” is where a vehicle is seeking to make a left turn across one …

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Consumers and Contractors Can (and Should) Work Together


I am contacted by homeowners who are in the midst of disputes with contractors and construction companies.  A home is the most significant investment most folks ever make and there is a more-than-reasonable expectation that the construction and repairs to a home should be done consistent with all applicable building codes and industry standards.  Too …

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Flashing Lights to Avoid Blue Lights


Ever been driving down the road, street, or highway and see an oncoming vehicle flash headlights at you?  No this is not a Herbie the Love Bug story.  Instead, the flashing headlights are typically a “heads up” of law enforcement ahead.  Undoubtedly this friendly advice has saved many a motorist from a traffic ticket and made …

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Tips for Summer Sanity


July is almost over and that means the end of summer is near.  Whether you base it on the return of children to school or college or even the approach of Labor Day, the days of summer are winding up.  Be sure to enjoy the rest of yours and here are some tips on how to do …

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Do You Have One Ticket Too Many?


For many the holiday weekend is now over.  For those of you who are still vacationing or otherwise away, consider yourself fortunate.  I hope all of you had good fun, some good food and drink, and

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Ticket Talk


Summer weather is here and summer arrives on the calendar in a few short weeks.  Americans are already hitting the open road as Memorial Day and Mother’s Day saw plenty of vehicles on the highways and byways.  This weekend is Father’s Day and folks will likely be traveling again. Whether your travel takes you across …

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Stuff Packed, Stuff Moved…Are You Protected?


May is National Moving Month so it is a good time to recap some basic rules for consumers when engaging and working with a moving company.  Click here for a previous blog post I wrote on consumer rights as relate to moving companies and contracts.  Also the Better Business Bureau recently provided helpful hints for consumers …

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Dealing With Jerks: Can You Do It? Should You Do It?


Sustaining a personal injury can be a trying experience, to say the least.  Add in trying to figure out what to do, who to contact, and how to navigate the waters to get what you are entitled to and the anxiety can increase substantially.  The icing on the proverbial cake could be having to deal …

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Relieving (not Reliving) the Holiday Headache of a Traffic Ticket


Thanksgiving holiday has come and gone and I hope you had a good one.  For those of you— like me—who covered at several hundred miles on the highway, you may be glad to be back home and getting geared up for the push toward the end of the year.  During the holiday weekend ome of you may …

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