Category: Traffic Tickets

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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Do I need an Attorney for Traffic Court?

The need to have an attorney for traffic court in North Carolina varies If the charged offense is a minor infraction then I often tell prospective clients that they do not need an attorney. These minor traffic offenses may include offenses such as expired tags or inspection violations, but in cases where you are likely to be facing [..]

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Calculating Court Costs

Calculating court costs and fines commonly associated with traffic tickets Calculating court costs and fines can be a daunting task but hopefully this explanation will better explain why the court costs for your speeding ticket may be higher than what is indicated on your citation. Disregard the traffic ticket court costs on your citation The speeding [..]

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Pay Court Costs Online

Online Collections and Payments in NC Pay court costs online in many North Carolina counties. If your case has been resolved in court, pay court costs online for many criminal, infractions, speeding and traffic ticket cases at http://onlineservices.nccourts.org/. How to pay court costs online For additional information on how to pay court costs online visit https://www3.nccourts.org/onlinepayments/menu.sp Benefits when [..]

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Commercial motor vehicle points – Effect of Traffic Violation

        Commercial motor vehicle points Generally the effects of traffic violation convictions while operating a commercial motor vehicle are enhanced from that of operating a standard motor vehicle. Common commercial motor vehicle points assigned to conviction are as follows: Point Value – Conviction 8 – Passing stopped school bus 6 – Careless and reckless [..]

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