Knowing that North Carolina law already provides a way for consumers to choose a non-licensed service professional in one area (real estate) ought to make it easier to expand that freedom in other licensed fields.
The market for e-scooters is highly competitive. Other cities, including Charlotte and Durham, allow several scooter providers to compete for riders. Not Raleigh, however, despite at least seven companies trying to do business in the city limits.
Now that Senate Bill 290 and House Bill 363 have both passed and become law, I thought it timely to update the "What we can't have in NC" chart from my report earlier this year on North Carolina's ABC laws.