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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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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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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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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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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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Traffic Tickets In North Carolina: Points, Penalties and a Prayer!

Most of us speed sometimes or "roll" through a stop sign. We text when we should be looking at the road, we forget to use our turn signal, or we just lose focus and drift into another lane. We all take liberties out on the road, and...

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