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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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A New Bill in North Carolina Could Take the “Hit” Out of “Hit and Run”

UPDATED: November 2, 2021 As of 2021, the bill discussed below has not become a traffic law in North Carolina. ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED: November 1, 2017 A new controversial bill protecting drivers, HB 330, has passed the NC House. The new law would...

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Drivers in The Left Lane Slowing Down Traffic? Help Is On The Way!

UPDATED: November 2, 2021 While North Carolina has yet to make the bill into law, a similar bill was signed into law by Gov. Henry McMaster on May 17, 2021. The law says a vehicle can’t travel in the farthest left lane of a...

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Is Texting and Driving Illegal in North Carolina?

ORIGINALLY POSTED: August 13 2019 UPDATED: November 31 2021 In 2018, 123 people died in North Carolina because of distracted driving, and fatalities involving texting and driving account for 9 percent of all fatal auto accidents nationwide from...

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Most Common Reasons for Traffic Stops in North Carolina

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION DATE: 08/22/2019 UPDATED: 10/28/2021 From running a red light to DWI, there were almost a million traffic stops in North Carolina in 2020. That's a lot of drivers being pulled over for a range of reasons. While state...

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Charged with Speeding and Reckless Driving in Charlotte?

Many drivers, at one time or another, have broken the speed limit. There are signs on nearly every road in North Carolina displaying the speed limit, but speeding tickets still remain one of the most common citations in the state. A minor speeding...

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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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