Category: DWLR

Your driver’s license is nearly essential for life as you know it. However, your license is a privilege, not a right. 

So when you’re caught driving while intoxicated or for certain other moving violations (a hit and run accident, say) your driver’s license could be suspended or altogether revoked. 

If you’re already dealing with these life-changing consequences, we understand the temptation to get behind the wheel anyway. In some cases, you may feel you have no other option. How will you get to work and earn a living without driving? 

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Traffic tickets are pretty much always a pain in the butt. You shell out a few hundred bucks have to wait in line at the DMV or fight the ticket in court for a reduced rate.

It’s annoying. It’s frustrating. It’s time-consuming.

For many, though, it’s way worse than that.

If you are one of the many people in North Carolina who is struggling to make ends meet and cannot take off work at a moment’s notice, a traffic ticket could force you to choose between keeping your license and paying rent — [...]

In general, traffic violations (including speeding or driving without insurance) won’t get you thrown in jail. However, there are penalties to these crimes which can make you feel imprisoned.

Case-in-point: having your license suspended. Not being able to drive can be an incredible hardship – especially if you need to get to and from work, school, or other necessary regular activities. You can’t just ignore the suspension and drive anyway, though, because if you get caught, you can face more serious penalties. Driving While License Revoked (DWLR) may result in class 1 misdemeanor [...]

You know the phrase, “You don’t know what you have until it’s gone?” This phrase is especially true when it comes to your driver’s license.

How do you get to work? How do you take your kids to school? Having your license revoked is something that can seriously impact your whole life in a very negative way.

Because of this, some people simply choose to drive anyway – but this is a really bad idea. Driving while your license is revoked (DWLR) is a separate and incredibly serious crime in North Carolina, with [...]


Losing your driving privileges can have a huge impact on your lifestyle, complicating everything from work commutes to grocery store trips.

In North Carolina, the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has the final say on whether or not you should be allowed to drive. The DMV can revoke your license for a variety of reasons, such as:

DWI. If you are charged with a DWI in North Carolina, the DMV may suspend your license for one year after your first offense. The length of suspension only increases for subsequent offenses – [...]