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There is nothing good that comes out of driving while intoxicated. You may have heard or may have even told yourself some of the common phrases adults use in order to justify getting behind the wheel after consuming alcohol: A cold shower will sober me up. I’ll have a few cups of strong coffee and…

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Among youth across the country, alcohol is the most commonly used and abused drug, and excessive drinking accounts for more than 4,000 deaths each year among that age population. These statistics, according to the Center for Disease Control, point to a serious issue of underage drinking in our society that costs us much more than…

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There are statistics that have shown that the number of fatalities as a result of driving under the influence of alcohol during the Thanksgiving holidays is second highest. Only New Year’s Eve tops it. In fact, the eve of Thanksgiving is often referred to as “Black Out Wednesday” since it is one of the busiest…

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The process that takes place once you have been charged with a criminal offense can vary depending on the severity and nature of the crime. If there is probable cause to believe that a crime has been committed, you will either be released with a citation or arrested. Instead of either of these, you may…

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Did you know there is such a thing as a law for dram shops? The law administers lawsuits over damages caused by people who purchased alcohol at restaurants or bars and caused a drunk driving accident. If you are hit by a drunk driver and are able to prove that s/he got drunk in a…

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Many driving under the influence charges seem to result from a driver having to go through an unexpected roadblock after a night of casual drinks. While a sobriety checkpoint is a horrible inconvenience to begin with, later it can turn out to be your best asset if you have to go through a defense process.…

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Traffic deaths in North Carolina are up 19 percent this year, reports the National Safety Council. Speeding accidents are on the rise in Charlotte, too, with levels not seen since post the 2009 recession. Why’s This Happening? There are a few different factors to blame. Distracted driving, for starters, as more and more drivers spend…

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If you have been injured in a boating accident in North Carolina, you need to contact an experienced lawyer immediately. Although the coastal waters, rivers and lakes of both North Carolina and South Carolina offer endless fun and activities, water-related crimes and accidents have become a common occurrence. If you’re injured in a boating accident,…

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So you’ve been charged with a DWI offense. It’s also your first offense. What happens now? In North Carolina, a sliding scale with levels 1 through 5 is used for such punishments. It’s based on aggravating and mitigating aspects. Level 5 will incur the lowers punishments whereas Level 1 generates the harshest fines and even…

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Law enforcement officers use a sobriety checkpoint as a tool to evaluate drivers for signs of alcohol and drug impairment. A checkpoint can be a stop on the freeway or any public road. It is usually decided ahead of time what the process will be to stop vehicles, such as every third car will be…

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