Category: Drunk Driving

It may seem like a silly thing to think about – what you should wear to your DUI hearing in North Carolina. However, it’s a small detail that can make a big impact on your day in court.

If you haven’t spent a lot of time in court in your life, then it’s natural to wonder what you should wear to a court hearing, an event that can have a gigantic impact on your life from that moment on. You want to put your best foot forward, after all.

We understand that not [...]

New Year’s Eve gives many people a reason to celebrate. For some, that means getting together with friends and family to ring in the new year – and enjoying some adult beverages while doing it.

If you have plans to celebrate, then it’s a good idea to plan how to do so safely. Namely, how to get where you’re going without getting behind the wheel of a car after you’ve been drinking. Driving while intoxicated (DWI) in North Carolina is an offense that’s taken very seriously, so it’s important to do what you [...]

If you assume you need to be behind the wheel of a car or truck in order to get charged with driving under the influence, you’re not alone. It’s a common misconception that, to get a DUI, you need to be behind the wheel of an actual car or truck. However, that’s not the case at all.

A North Carolina man is finding out the hard way what the definition of a motorized vehicle is. He was arrested behind the wheel of a golf cart for driving without the headlights on. When police [...]

In North Carolina, it is against the law to operate a vehicle if you are impaired due to the use of drugs or alcohol. Doing so and getting caught can set you up for what is called a DWI, or driving while impaired charge.

Getting a DWI is very serious and could cause many problems for those who are convicted, such as jail time, fines, and the loss of your driver’s license. That’s why it’s crucial to understand what the law in North Carolina says about driving under the influence.

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Driving Under the Influence (DWI) is a serious offense in North Carolina. Depending on the severity of the case, offenders face anywhere from fines and probation to two years in prison. 

The best way to avoid the fines and possible jail time associated with DWI charges is to steer clear of drinking and driving. If you ever find yourself in the unfortunate circumstance of being pulled over while under the influence of alcohol, here are some tips for navigating the situation:

Pull over in a safe place. It’s important to pull over as [...]