Drivers on Old U.S. 1 will have to come to a stop in New Hill starting next week, after the N.C. Department of Transportation turns the intersection at the center of the crossroads community into a four-way stop.
The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina has asked the NC Division of Motor Vehicles to modify its guidelines for traffic stops to make it clear that drivers have the right to remain silent when a police officer pulls them over.
The NC General Assembly ordered the NC Division of Motor Vehicles to revise its guidelines for traffic stops and directed the state Department of Public Instruction to include the guidelines in the driver’s education curriculum taught to high school students.
The city of Raleigh has identified 16 streets that will get new bicycle lanes when they are repaved this year. To get the public’s feedback, the city will present the plans at seven public meetings this month, starting Tuesday evening at Lake Lynn Community Center.
The main roads and interstates in the Triangle region of North Carolina are mostly dry after Wednesday night’s snow storm, but many streets and roads remain plagued by ice and snow, particularly in neighborhoods that road crews haven’t gotten to. Road conditions are worse south and east of the Triangle.
Where state and local crews put down salt and brine in advance of the storm, the pavement was wet but mostly clear of snow Thursday morning. Roads that aren’t dry when the sun goes down will likely freeze, as overnight temperatures dip into the teens.