North Carolina pet owners could face new driving restrictions

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A North Carolina lawmaker has proposed banning pet owners from driving with an animal in their lap.

Rep. Garland Pierce (D-Scotland) filed the bill.

If the law is approved, drivers caught with a live animal on their lap will be fined $100, plus court costs.



Driver will not receive points on their driver's licenses or face insurance surcharge.

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