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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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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 Felony Drug Charge in Charlotte is Serious Business

Charlotte, and North Carolina in general, have some of the toughest drug laws in the country. Even a misdemeanor could land you in jail—leading to a chain of events like losing your job, your license, and more. But a felony drug charge can...

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Should You Take Sobriety Tests if You're Pulled for DUI?

There are a lot of pieces to the DUI puzzle. From specific laws for underage DUIs and repeat offenders to different types of defenses strategies, it can be hard to know exactly what is involved in a particular DUI arrest. But there's one thing in...

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Why You Need a Drug Charge Lawyer for Possession Charges

One of the consequences of being arrested for drug possession is you don't know how severe the penalties can be until you go to court. To understand how complex the charges and penalties for drug possession can be, you can read the statute for...

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