North Carolina has some of the strictest DWI laws in the country. Many first-time offenders do not receive treatment for drug or alcohol abuse, and therefore are likely to reoffend. Repeat offenders are subject to many additional penalties as described Continue reading
A new method is being tested that is supposedly more accurate at detecting marijuana in a driver’s system. How does it work?
With the new system, a police officer would take a sample from the offender’s mouth, using a Continue reading
St. Patrick’s Day is almost here, and many North Carolinians will be out celebrating the holiday. Unfortunately, in the past many people have been known to celebrate a bit too hard.
In 2016, North Carolina law officers made a whopping Continue reading
If you were recently arrested and charged with DWI in North Carolina, you are probably wondering what happens next in the process. In this post, we will outline the steps of a DWI case for you and advise you on Continue reading
Did you know you can get a DWI charge in North Carolina without actually drinking beer, wine, or liquor? Case-in-point: a Morganton man is facing DWI charges for ingesting too much vanilla extract.
Travis Williams, 43, crashed his truck Continue reading
In North Carolina, charges for driving while intoxicated (DWI) come with significant penalties.
Not only can you face jail time and lose driving privileges, the costs alone can be a significant blow. Thankfully there are a number of potential defenses Continue reading
Independence Day celebrations are a big deal around North Carolina. People tend to go out to parties. Barbeques. Pools. They go boating. There’s a lot of eating, a lot of fireworks… and often, a lot of drinking.
Why does this Continue reading
We all know that the legal limit for driving under the influence is .08, but what exactly does that mean? What does it feel like to have a .08 BAC? How can you tell what your blood alcohol content might Continue reading
In North Carolina, there are two main categories of crime: misdemeanors and felonies.
If you have been charged with a felony crime, click here to learn more about the sentencing and severity of each felony charge. A felony conviction comes Continue reading
North Carolina takes driving while impaired (DWI) very seriously. If you are caught with a blood alcohol content above the legal limit, you will be arrested and charged with DWI – even if you are a member of law enforcement. Continue reading