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Charlotte Traffic Citations: Let's Make a Deal!

North Carolina and Charlotte DAs are making it super easy to pay traffic citations for speeding, running red lights, and other traffic charges. Most traffic tickets in Charlotte can be paid online with the click of a button and there are even special...

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I Got a Traffic Ticket in Charlotte, NC—Now What?

The District Attorney's office in Mecklenburg County deals with almost 200,000 traffic cases each year. From your run-of-the-mill speeding ticket to more serious charges like DWIs, the DA has all they can handle. Because of the high volume of...

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Speeding in Charlotte May Be More Serious Than You Thought

The basic speeding laws in North Carolina are pretty straightforward. If you are driving within the city limits of an incorporated municipality, the speed limit is 35 miles per hour (MPH) unless otherwise posted. The speed limit on North Carolina...

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How Much Will My Insurance Go Up After a Traffic Ticket?

  ORIGINALLY POSTED: May 31, 2018 UPDATED: November 2, 2021 If you are charged with speeding or certain other traffic tickets in North Carolina, you will have “points” assessed to your driving record. Those points determine to a...

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Traffic Ticket Cheat Sheet

The call comes at least once a week: A driver was just keeping up with traffic on 77 or 85 in Charlotte, and then she sees it. Blue lights in her rear-view mirror. Long story short, she was charged with going 70 mph in a 55 mph zone.   When she...

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Can I Lose My North Carolina License for Speeding Tickets?

  There's a lot of information, and misinformation, available about speeding and traffic tickets, DUIs, and other potentially damaging charges that could revoke or suspend your license. No matter what the charge, your best chance for a...

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North Carolina Traffic Law FAQs

(With Answers From an Experienced Charlotte Traffic Attorney) ORIGINALLY POSTED: SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 UPDATED: OCTOBER 27, 2021 No, we don't think many of you spend your free time looking up North Carolina traffic laws just for fun. But we do...

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Traffic Stops and the Fourth Amendment: Know Your Rights

Traffic Stops and the Fourth Amendment: Know Your Rights The Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution addresses search and seizure and the public. Part of the amendment states: "The right of the people to be secure in their persons,...

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Speeding Could Land You in More Trouble Than You May Think

Speeding is just like any other habit. The more you speed and don't get caught, the more likely you are to continue speeding. Whether you're in the habit of justifying speeding with the "5 mph over myth“ or you're a bit of a...

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Thought You Knew All About DWIs in North Carolina?

While traffic laws in general, including DWIs, don't change very often, there are precedents set every once in a while that change how charges are handled and how punishment is dealt. Just like there are plenty of ways for a criminal defense...

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