SECTION .0900 ‑ DISTRIBUTION OF NEWSPAPERS FROM DISPENSERS AT REST AREAS AND WELCOME CENTERS
19A NCAC 02E .0901 NEWSPAPER DISTRIBUTION POLICY
The Department of Transportation, in recognition of the First Amendment right of freedom of speech which includes the right to distribute newspapers in certain public areas, and in recognition of the State of North Carolina's legitimate concern for the safety and well‑being of the traveling public and the commercial vending authority of the Division of Services to the Blind, Department of Human Resources, has determined that all distribution of newspapers at rest areas and welcome centers on all of North Carolina's highways shall be in accordance with the following Rules. All other forms of newspaper distribution at rest areas and welcome centers are prohibited.
History Note: Authority G.S. 111‑41 et seq.; 136‑18(9);
Eff. October 1, 1991;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. September 6, 2016.