Former Campaign Aide Accused Of Driving Drunk In Raleigh

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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
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NC’s “Boys Of Summer” Are Officers At DWI Checkpoints

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According to the movie “It’s a Wonderful Life,” every time a bell rings, an angel gets his (or her) wings. Nowadays, we have our own version of the adage: Every time a holiday rolls around, the North Carolina State Highway Patrol sets up a DWI checkpoint. To verify the tip about the angels, we have
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Study Suggests Teens Learn by Example – Even a Bad Example

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Parents may tell you that their teenagers either pay no attention to them or do exactly the opposite of what the parents ask them to do. If the results of a recent study are any indication, though, teens may be paying more attention than parents think. Unfortunately, they are paying attention to — and mimicking
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St. Patrick’s Day ‘Booze It & Lose It’ DWIs Up from 2013 – Maybe

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North Carolina’s “Booze It & Lose It” campaign over the St. Patrick’s Day weekend landed law enforcement in clover this year. The campaign includes saturated patrols and sobriety checkpoints and involves state and local law enforcement agencies. This year’s St. Pat’s program ran from Friday, March 14 through Sunday, March 17. According to the Governor’s
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North Carolina Mayor Pleads Guilty to Driving While Intoxicated

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Public officials are often held to a higher standard of accountability than other people might be under similar circumstances. Because of their visibility in the community, it can be difficult for them to experience the same treatment others in the same situation might receive. When that situation involves driving while intoxicated, it can be all
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