The Division of Motor Vehicles now needs to know more about North Carolina's moped owners and will be offering a new standard license plate option beyond the "First in Flight" theme.
Moped owners could have a new item on their to-do lists in 2016 after getting their small-engine bikes registered with the state starting next month.
North Carolina lawmakers already have mandated mopeds get registered starting next month. Now they're getting closer to requiring liability insurance on the small-engine bikes next year.
A Wilmington woman pleads guilty to second-degree murder in a deadly hit-and-run crash.
The North Carolina House has rejected a Senate version of a bill creating new regulations for mopeds.
The House voted 51-54 Thursday against concurring on a bill that would have required insurance and registration with the state for mopeds.
A Wilmington woman faces several charges after police say she hit and killed a man on a moped and drove off before calling dispatchers to turn herself in.
The state Senate is sticking for now with new moped regulations that would require both North Carolina scooter operators to have insurance as well as those vehicles registered with the state.
North Carolina senators are considering a bill to require moped drivers to have insurance for the vehicles.
A Senate committee approved the bill Wednesday.
The North Caroilna House is backing new regulations for mopeds, requiring that the vehicles must be registered with the Division of Motor Vehicles just like motorcycles.
Though police say the driver of the car was at fault in a crash that killed a moped driver Wednesday night, the incident has brought the question of moped safety once again front and center.