A seagull stands in between tire tracks at Oregon Inlet beach. Bird and wildlife advocates oppose increased beach access for vehicles, saying nesting birds may abandon their eggs when cars are in the area, and chicks and baby turtles can get caught in or blocked by tire ruts.
A seagull stands in between tire tracks at Oregon Inlet beach. Bird and wildlife advocates oppose increased beach access for vehicles, saying nesting birds may abandon their eggs when cars are in the area, and chicks and baby turtles can get caught in or blocked by tire ruts. Christobal Perez File photo
A seagull stands in between tire tracks at Oregon Inlet beach. Bird and wildlife advocates oppose increased beach access for vehicles, saying nesting birds may abandon their eggs when cars are in the area, and chicks and baby turtles can get caught in or blocked by tire ruts. Christobal Perez File photo

Beach driving restrictions at Cape Hatteras open for debate

August 07, 2015 08:07 PM