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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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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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When You Get a Speeding Ticket, Try to Keep Your Sense of Humor

No, we don't think there's anything funny about getting a speeding ticket, or any other traffic ticket. But. Keeping your sense of humor when things go wrong is a pretty good idea. Besides, when you get charged with any traffic violation, The...

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Are You Really More Likely to Get a Speeding Ticket in a Red Car?

  So you're cruising around Charlotte on a Saturday night in your almost-brand-new Candy Apple Red Corvette. The streets aren't too crowded so you give it the gas and pick up speed. Then you see it. Blue lights in the rearview. Ten...

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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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North Carolina's Most Mysterious Traffic Violation: Reckless Driving

Reckless driving in North Carolina can mean a lot of things. From failing to yield to racing on public streets, it's one of the most obscure traffic laws on the books. But it could also shackle you with a criminal record. To understand how...

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