Category: Sentencing

Reckless Driving G.S. 20-140(b)

What is Reckless Driving? Reckless driving is a serious NC traffic offense Most traffic and speeding offenses in North Carolina are infractions and not considered a crime. However, some offenses such as Reckless Driving may have serious consequences, that upon conviction includes permanently showing on your criminal record. There are different types of Reckless Driving One type is when [..]

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Improper Equipment in NC

Improper Equipment in NC 1. Improper Equipment in NC may be faulty equipment or mechanical issues First, Improper Equipment in NC may describe a vehicle having equipment or mechanical problems such as dangerous tires, improper muffler, or broken speedometer. 2. Improper Equipment in NC is now a lesser-included offense to a traffic ticket Improper Equipment is [..]

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Don’t Cry Wolf

Friday night around 8:30 pm: I had just gotten home from work. I was talking to my wife when I feel the vibration of my cell phone in my pocket. I pull it out to see if the caller was my family, friend, or client. The caller ID did not display a name (my cell [..]

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