Category: Drunk Driving

If you’ve had a DUI in North Carolina, then the words “background check” may strike fear in your heart. That’s understandable, as background checks are normally done for important things such as getting a new job.

If you’ve had a DUI, chances are you don’t want people to know about it, but it’s inevitable that anyone doing a background check on you will find it. That’s why many people want to know if a DUI in North Carolina can be expunged from their record or not.

The answer to that question is more [...]

If you are convicted of driving while intoxicated in North Carolina, then chances are you will be required by the court to undergo an alcohol assessment. You may also need to take part in some kind of alcohol education classes and counseling.

What happens during an alcohol assessment and the education classes in North Carolina? Who has to take them and for how long? The answers to these questions vary on a case-by-case basis. Read on for a general idea of what you can expect from North Carolina alcohol assessments and education.

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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 [...]