What To Do If You Get a Traffic Ticket in North Carolina

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Raleigh Criminal Defense Attorney, Michelle Sparrow, explains traffic ticket offense counsel for those who live out of state from North Carolina. You travel to North Carolina to see your niece graduate high school. You get pulled over for speeding and the officer hands you a ticket for $150. The problem is that you live in
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All Clear: Fixing A North Carolina Driving Record

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There is a wide variety of reasons why a Raleigh motorist might have their North Carolina driver’s license suspended or revoked. Some traffic offenses can result in a loss of driving privileges upon conviction. For instance, driving while impaired can result in a one-year suspension in some cases. A second DWI can result in a
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Search Warrants Link Cary Man’s Car to Fatal Hit-and-run in June

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The Wake County Sheriff’s Office is reporting the details of search warrants that led deputies to arrest a Cary man in connection with a fatal hit-and-run accident. The suspect has only admitted he owns the car that officers say was involved in the crash. The accident occurred in Raleigh on June 17, 2013, just before
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North Carolina House Hits the Brakes on Speed Limit Increase

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The North Carolina House has killed a proposal to increase the speed limit on highways and interstates. The Senate had approved the measure, but in the end members of the House seemed to heed the objections of safety advocates and to err on the side of caution. As first presented to the House, the bill
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Revenue over Safety? Speed and Red Light Cameras Debate Continues P2

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We are continuing our discussion from our last post. Speed cameras and red light cameras are used by cities to augment more traditional traffic law enforcement efforts. Traffic cops would not be able to catch as many violators as the cameras — in Raleigh, they are part of the SafeLight program — and the presence
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