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August 2017 Archives

3 charged with manufacturing meth and growing marijuana

On Aug. 4, it was reported that a North Carolina teenager and two adults were charged with multiple drug offenses following the execution of a search warrant at a Raeford residence. The Hoke County Sheriff's Office stated that, during the execution of the search warrant, authorities found a meth lab, marijuana plants and other drugs.

Being accused of kidnapping

If a North Carolina resident takes a person he or she does not have custody over against the person's will, that resident could be accused of kidnapping. For example, a parent who does not have custody of a child could be accused of kidnapping depending on the circumstance.

Introduction of autonomous vehicles may be slow

North Carolina motorists may have heard a great deal from industry leaders like Google and Tesla about the development of autonomous vehicles. Early predictions about their adoption have been optimistic. For example, in 2014, one analyst with Morgan Stanley predicted there would be fully autonomous vehicles on highways by 2019. A former Uber CEO said that by 2030 its fleet would be fully autonomous. Multiple car manufacturers said autonomous vehicles would be for sale by the end of the decade.

Who is liable for injuries that take place on the beach?

The beach is home to sun and fun, and as the heat of summer intensifies, more people will flock to its shores to relax and cool off. Unfortunately, however, beaches can also be full of risks that sometimes result in injury. According to a study done by the University of Delaware, emergency room visits following injuries that happen at a beach are far more widespread than previously thought.

Developers say device will help prevent drowsy driving

North Carolina drivers who experience fatigue while behind the wheel may be able to purchase a device that is supposed to detect and wake up drowsy motorists. The product is worn on the wrist and measures heart rate and sweat to determine when a person is falling asleep.

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