Category Archives: DWI

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month North Carolina DWI Laws Drinking and driving puts everything on the line: your freedom, your reputation, your bank account, your life – and the lives of others. Driving with a blood alcohol content (BAC) of 0.08% or more is illegal and greatly increases … Continued

North Carolina Criminal Law Updates for December 1, 2015

North Carolina Criminal Law Updates for December 1, 2015 Effective December 1st, a new batch of criminal laws will go into effect in North Carolina. These include new laws aimed at curbing the abuse of mentally disabled patients, making certain acts of graffiti vandalism a felony and making it a … Continued

NC Driver License Revocation

North Carolina drivers can face driver license revocation if they are charged or arrested for particular reasons. Drivers who receive a DWI in North Carolina, acquire too many points on a driver license, speed excessively, or commit other infractions may have to deal with the loss of their driver license. … Continued

DWI Checkpoints

North Carolina drivers should be aware that they could encounter a DWI checkpoint when driving. These DWI checkpoints may appear particularly around holidays or near areas such as bars or restaurants where a larger number of potentially impaired drivers may be found. North Carolina DWI checkpoint laws set out specific … Continued

DWI and reasonable suspicion

Drivers in North Carolina may be stopped while driving when the police officer has a reasonable suspicion that the driver may be impaired. A police officer may pull someone over only when the officer’s suspicion can be clearly articulated. These suspicions can sometimes be challenged by attorneys when it is … Continued