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Did you know that 40 percent of all vehicle accidents happen at intersections? DWI, speeding, and other reckless driving only adds to the risks. Most of these wrecks involve left turns and rear-end collisions, often caused by distracted drivers. In Charlotte, North Carolina we have our share of dangerous intersections, and a recent report from

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A new controversial bill protecting drivers, HB 330, has passed the NC House. The new law would allow North Carolina drivers to drive through protesters who are blocking the road, as long as they “exercise due care.” According to Republican Justin Burr who introduced the bill, “As we’ve seen, time and time again, folks run

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We all know that slower drivers need to use the right lane, right? Maybe not. If you’ve been driving around Charlotte for any length of time, you have probably been a victim of those drivers who insist on driving slow in the left lane. These drivers create anxiety, impatience, and even risks for all those

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Just like any other big city, Charlotte, North Carolina has its share of bad drivers and traffic accidents. But as it turns out, we have more than our share! A recent study lists Charlotte as the 14th most dangerous city for bad drivers, from traffic violations like speeding to more serious infractions, like DWI and

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How much authority do they have? Unfortunately, in North Carolina, the laws that define the line between “security guard” and “bouncer” are vague. For the purposes of this blog, we find bouncers to be considered employees acting in connection with the business affairs of their employer. A bouncer has no more authority than any other

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The North Carolina General Statute 160A-174 gives a city by ordinance to “define, prohibit, regulate, or abate acts, omissions, or conditions, detrimental to the health, safety, or welfare of it’s citizens and the peace and dignity of the city, and may define and abate nuisances.” On January 23, 2012, the Charlotte City Council passed a

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According to the Mecklenburg Sheriff’s Office and numerous other sources, the sheriff’s office is behind in issuing new Pistol Purchase Permits. WFAE.org states that a new law was put into affect on December 1, 2015 that requires officials to approve or deny Pistol Purchase Permits within fourteen days of the request. This law also required

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Maybe you’re here because of your first traffic ticket, or perhaps the points have been adding up on your driver’s license for some time. It’s possible that the courts have ordered you to attend. If so, there are a few things you should know. By taking a traffic safety course, you can:

If you have driven a car for any length of time, you’ve seen the red and blue lights in your rear view mirror. The police officer walks up to let you know what you did wrong. Perhaps you were lucky enough to just receive a warning. But chances are you got a traffic ticket.

Just last month, a Charlotte, NC, man attacked three women as they evacuated the Westin Hotel because of an early morning fire alarm. The women thought they were fleeing to safety, but the 23-year-old man had other ideas. The attacks shocked the community because they appeared to be a random act of violence. This man

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