Licence Plates en DOT Combines Vehicle Tag And Tax Bill <p>Car, truck and motorcycle owners across the state will notice changes to how they pay vehicle property taxes and registration fees, starting this month.&nbsp; State transportation officials say the <a href="">two fees will now be billed and paid at the same time</a>.&nbsp;</p><p>Steve Abbot, who works for the North Carolina DOT, says the new system is in effect today for vehicle owners who go online. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 14:07:32 +0000 Eric Hodge 18176 at DOT Combines Vehicle Tag And Tax Bill Judge Stops Anti-Abortion License Plates <p>A judge has ruled that anti-abortion license plates will not be allowed in North Carolina until there is an option for people with an opposing view.</p><p>U.S. District Court Judge James C. Fox ruled that the government cannot allow for speech on just one side of an issue. The General Assembly passed a bill last year allowing license plates that said "Choose Life" to be sold. The American Civil Liberties Union filed a law suit last year. Chris Brook is Legal Director of the ACLU in North Carolina.</p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 21:30:00 +0000 Jeff Tiberii 5950 at