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Resident plugs city into NEV proposal
Times photo: Tere Dunlap Bob Dearth takes a cruise in the Global Electric MotorCar (GEM). The electric vehicle reaches speeds of up to 30 mph. Not allowed on the road yet, it rarely gets much of a workout. It is used several times a day by employees going from lot to lot at the Dearth Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep dealership in Monroe. Order photo
MONROE - Monroe resident Thomas Smith said he sees the convenience of electric vehicles when he's in Alabama for the winter. He brought a request to Police Chief Fred Kelley for a city ordinance allowing neighborhood electric vehicles (NEVs) on city streets.