(a) Any person who operates a motor vehicle on a street, highway, or public vehicular area is guilty of aggressive driving if the person:
(2) Drives carelessly and heedlessly in willful or wanton disregard of the rights or safety of others.
(b) For the purposes of this section only, in order to prove a violation of subsection (a)(2), the State must show that the person committed two or more of the below specified offenses while in violation of subsection (a)(1):
(5) Following too closely in violation of G.S. 20-152 .
(c) A person convicted of aggressive driving is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
(d) The offense of reckless driving under G.S. 20-140 is a lesser-included offense of the offense set forth in this section.
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