The holidays bring good times with friends and family. Thanksgiving is well-known for being a time to indulge in food.
Unfortunately, many people also indulge in more than just turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. As the plates are being Continue reading
Graduation is an exciting and bittersweet time for most high school seniors. It’s also traditionally a time that teens run a bit wild.
Case-in-point: many teens drink around graduation time, and some of these underage drinkers make the unfortunate Continue reading
Any charges for Driving While Impaired (DWI) are quite serious, and have severe criminal and civil penalties. However, in North Carolina, not all DWIs are created equally. There are five levels of misdemeanor DWIs, as well as felony-level DWIs.
In Continue reading
Now that smart phones are ubiquitous, developers have created apps to help us with nearly every aspect of daily life. Finances. Diet management. Avoiding traffic. Shopping. More shopping. And even more shopping.
Some of the most surprising apps, however, may Continue reading
When you are pulled over by an officer who suspects you have had too much to drink, you may be asked to leave your vehicle so you can take a field sobriety test.
What exactly is a field sobriety test? Continue reading
Recent stories of cops being charged with DWIs in North Carolina show how penalties can go beyond what the law includes. Below, we’re going to tell you more about these cases, along with what the laws say.
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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