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Drag racing now illegal in Little Rock after city council pass ordinance

It is now illegal to caravan and drag race within Little Rock city limits. If caught, a person could face up to $1,000 in fines.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — It is now illegal to caravan and drag race within Little Rock city limits after the city council passed an ordinance Tuesday, April 20. 

If caught, a person could face up to $1,000 in fines.

The ordinance also adds that private businesses would have to post signs on their property enforcing no trespassing after hours.

The ordinance comes after a December ordinance from Mayor Scott that was considered "temporary."

The board will also be voting to call a special election on July 13 for the penny sales tax increase.