bill that would have dealt more harshly with aggressive drivers in North
Carolina is dead for the year.
which previously passed the House, was in the Senate Judiciary Committee when
the session ended July 18.
bill called for charging someone with aggressive driving if they were found
speeding and breaking at least two other traffic laws.
conviction of aggressive driving would have carried a five-point penalty for
commercial drivers and a four-point penalty for other drivers. If a driver was
convicted twice within a year, their license could have been revoked.
cite someone for aggressive driving under the proposal, the offenses that would
have to be violated include running a red light, running a stop sign, following
too closely, failing to yield right-of-way and illegal passing.