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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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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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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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Charged With Hit and Run? Here's What You Need to Know

A hit and run, also known as leaving the scene of an accident, is when a driver is involved in an accident with a pedestrian, another car, or a fixed object, and leaves the scene without identifying himself or rendering aid to anyone who is hurt. A...

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North Carolina Traffic Law FAQs

(With Answers From an Experienced Charlotte Traffic Attorney) ORIGINALLY POSTED: SEPTEMBER 5, 2019 UPDATED: OCTOBER 27, 2021 No, we don't think many of you spend your free time looking up North Carolina traffic laws just for fun. But we do...

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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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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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