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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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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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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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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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A Hit-and-Run Conviction in North Carolina Can Ruin Your Life

A Hit-and-Run Conviction in North Carolina Can Ruin Your Life Hit-and-run charges are brought against someone when they don't stop at the scene of an accident they are involved in. The duty to stop statute in North Carolina states that a driver...

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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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