Expert Advice for North Carolina
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North Carolina Car Seat Law
North Carolina car seat laws require that children under five must ride in the back seat. All kids must use a booster seat until the adult belt fits comfortably.
Aug 03, 2021
New North Carolina Lab Will Accelerate Lithium Building Process
Battery production is one of the reasons why making and buying electric vehicles can be expensive. A new Albemarle lab in North Carolina hopes to lower the cost of EVs by improving the battery production process.
Jul 24, 2021
Lemon Law in North Carolina
North Carolina’s lemon laws protect drivers from defective vehicles. They will help you get the manufacturer to repair, refund, or replace your vehicle.
Jul 22, 2021
North Carolina Car Insurance Laws
North Carolina car insurance laws require drivers to carry a minimum amount of liability insurance, summarized as 30/60/25.
Aug 04, 2021
All Questions on North Carolina
How do you register your vehicle if you are living out of your car?
I just upgraded to living in a van. I have been using my parents' address in North Carolina for mail even though I haven't lived there for two years. I'm currently in Arizona. Is there any way I can register the car here without a physical address?
Aug 18, 2021
Is it illegal to drive without car insurance in North Carolina?
I have an older vehicle (1999 Pontiac), and I don't really think it's worth it to insure. Can I drive without car insurance in the state?
Aug 03, 2021
Is it illegal to drive without a license in North Carolina?
What are the penalties if I'm stopped while driving? I have never had a license even when I lived in another state.
Jul 28, 2021
How much should I expect to pay for non-owner car insurance in North Carolina?
How much is non-owner car insurance in North Carolina? I borrow my sister's car frequently to run errands because we live at the same address. She's reluctant to add me to her policy because of my credit problems. She suggested a non-owner car insurance policy, but I'm not sure if it's within my budget.
Jul 21, 2021
Can traffic police ask me for proof of insurance during a routine stop in North Carolina?
Can traffic cops stop me and ask for my car insurance? If I get pulled over in North Carolina, for example, is this a possibility I should prepare for?
Jul 20, 2021
Why do I need car insurance to get a driver's license in NC?
I just moved to NC for grad school and I am completely confused about this license situation! I don't plan to get a car, but I was going to switch my license over since I will be here for a few years. The lady at the DMV said I have to have insurance to get an NC license. Why?
May 06, 2021
How can I get car insurance in North Carolina if my driver's license is expired?
I'm moving into a house with several roommates. They all have cars, and they said they would let me borrow one of theirs if I need it. Because I didn't have a car in the past, I let my NC license expire. But now to get a new license, I need an insurance policy with my name on it. What do I do?
Aug 06, 2021
How much do 21-year-olds in North Carolina usually pay for auto insurance?
I was trying to get insurance and my quotes were $450 a month. My dad added me to his policy and I will still have to pay $200 a month. I need full coverage on my vehicle since it's financed. Is this a normal rate for insurance or should I keep shopping around?
Apr 30, 2021
Can you help me figure out North Carolina's confusing driver's license rules?
I haven't had a license for a while and just moved to NC. I want to get a license and buy a new car. Since I don't have current insurance, they say I have a "fleet restriction" until I get my policy. What does that mean? Can I test-drive cars at the dealership?
Apr 29, 2021
How do you get cheap liability insurance for a teen and parent in NC?
I'm looking for cheap liability car insurance for myself and my 17-year-old son in North Carolina. What can I do to secure the lowest premium?
Aug 06, 2021