‘drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ Til Labor Day, then Dnc Arrives

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This is no ordinary Labor Day weekend in Raleigh. The weekend traditionally marks the unofficial end of summer, but this year it also marks the early stages of the Democratic National Convention. The usual stepped up drunk driving enforcement campaign will likely increase exponentially over the next two weeks. The convention is scheduled to adjourn
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North Carolina Not Tough Enough on Drunk Drivers for One Da

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A North Carolina state senator says that the state’s drunk driving laws can’t get any tougher. The senator offered his opinion in response to a comment made by the district attorney for Alamance County. The DA had said that he hoped the North Carolina General Assembly would act on making these laws tougher. He also noted that
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Council Member’s Recent Dwis Are Cause for Concern for Mayor

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The mayor of Knightdale, North Carolina, asked a 60-year-old town council member to resign last week. This occurred after the councilman was arrested for the second time recently on driving while intoxicated charges; it was his third arrest in four months. Within hours of the most recent arrest, the council member was admitted to the
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Speeding Through a Sobriety Checkpoint is a No-no, Driver Learns

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Sobriety checkpoints in North Carolina, as in most places, are typically placed by law enforcement officials at high-traffic intersections where accidents have historically been known to occur — and where police believe they will encounter and stop a large number of people to determine whether they are driving drunk. One driver in Pennsylvania recently decided
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