In North Carolina, as required by state law, refusing to submit to a breath test can result in the automatic suspension of a driver’s license. This means that even if a driver is not intoxicated, he or she can still end up having their driver’s license suspended simply for refusing to take an Intoxilyzer test
Continue Reading Former Campaign Aide Accused Of Driving Drunk In Raleigh
Many people use alcohol on a regular basis and do so responsibly. However, when celebrating, gathering or drinking with friends, it can be all too easy to drink too much and end up with a blood-alcohol level above the legal limit on an Intoxilyzer test. It’s common for people to know their limits and quantify those
Continue Reading Stronger Drinks May Leave Bar Patrons Vulnerable to DWI Charges
North Carolina drivers may wonder if a department-store purchase, practically for pocket change, could help them avoid a potential DWI. The answer, unfortunately, is one we have heard before: If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Indeed, the fine print on such products warns that the devices should not be used
Continue Reading Are Home Blood Alcohol Concentration Breath Testers Reliable?
We are continuing the discussion from our last post. A man — a former North Carolina legislator — was arrested in December 2011 on suspicion of driving while intoxicated. The incident began as what could have been a routine traffic stop. The driver’s tabs were expired. When the officer ran the driver’s license, he discovered,
Continue Reading Dwi Charges Dismissed, Accused Wants Police Investigated, Cont.
A former state lawmaker is planning to ask federal and state authorities to investigate law enforcement regarding his experience with a traffic stop. The one-time legislator was pulled over in December 2011 by an officer from the Concord Police Department. Concord is in Cabarrus County, North Carolina, just outside of Charlotte. The incident in question
Continue Reading DWI Charges Dismissed, Accused Wants Police Investigated