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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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DWIs in North Carolina Have Dropped Significantly: Here's Why

ORIGINALLY POSTED: AUGUST 28, 2019 UPDATED: OCTOBER 27, 2021 Drinking and driving is one of the most dangerous things any driver can do and it puts other drivers in danger as well. In North Carolina, DWIs have dropped significantly over the...

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How Much Does a DWI Cost in North Carolina?

Being convicted of a DWI in North Carolina can be expensive today and for years to come. From basic fines and fees to lost income and opportunities, it can be hard to put a dollar figure on the cost of a DWI in North Carolina.    Getting...

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5 Things You Must Know About DWIs in North Carolina

Don't let your lack of understanding regarding your rights get you in more hot water than necessary. No matter what the circumstances are surrounding a DUI arrest, an experienced DUI attorney in Charlotte, N.C. can help you understand your rights...

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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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Did You Know That You Can Get a DWI Without Drinking Alcohol?

Most of us think of Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and Driving While Impaired (DWI) as traffic charges for drinking and driving. Both these terms can be used interchangeably in North Carolina, but did you know that you can get a DUI/DWI for driving...

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What Happens If I Refuse to Take a Breathalyzer Test in North Carolina?

In North Carolina, all drivers are subject to an “implied consent” law. This law says that any driver who is arrested for driving while impaired (DWI) is required to submit to breathalyzer testing to determine blood alcohol level (BAC)....

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12 Ways to Lose Your North Carolina Driver's License

In North Carolina, there are a LOT of traffic violations that can cause you to lose your license. Some reasons are pretty well known, like a DWI or too many points. But there are many others too. Before we answer the question, there are two terms you...

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A North Carolina DWI Can Be a Life Changer

DWI/DUI charges can be costly both financially and personally. If you live in Charlotte, North Carolina and you have a few beers at the NCAA tournament or the annual St. Patrick's Day festival, you shouldn't drive. If you do drink and...

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Some DWI Convictions in North Carolina Are Worse Than Others

The most important reason for not drinking and driving is that it could injure or kill you and/or other drivers. In a perfect world, that reason alone would encourage most motorists to not get behind the wheel after drinking alcohol. But, of course,...

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