What’s the Law?

    Each year, the NC General Assembly enacts new laws that affect the citizens of North Carolina. Most laws enacted do not have a direct impact on the average citizen’s day-to-day life however, some laws do. Therefore, in an effort to keep the citizens of Hertford County informed about and to help them abide by such laws, the Hertford County Sheriff’s Office will periodically post these new laws. These posts should be considered a guideline only and not specific legal […Click title for full article]
  • Operation of all-terrain vehicles
    Operation of All Terrain Vehicles   It is important to carefully read and follow the instructions and warnings in the ATV’s owner’s manual and on its labels. ATVs handle differently from other vehicles such as motorcycles and cars.  Proper instruction and practice are important.  ATVs can be hazardous to operate. For your safety, always wear a DOT-compliant helmet, goggles, long sleeves, long pants, over-the-ankle boots, and gloves. Never ride on paved roads except to cross when […Click title for full article]