Category Archives: DWI

Discussion of issues related to DWI, DUI, and Drunk Driving cases.

New Year’s Resolution- Balance Fun with Sense

Any law enforcement official will tell you that New Year’s Eve is one of the biggest- if not THE biggest- night for drunk driving. Which is scary for the many people who are not drinking and driving tonight, and just … Continue reading

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Guilford County to Introduce DWI Task Force

Guilford County has received a grant to establish a DWI task force. The funding, from the Governor’s Highway Safety Program, will create 3 new positions in the Sheriff’s department and 2 in the High Point police department. The city of Greensboro did … Continue reading

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Ask A Lawyer: Financial Payment to DWI Victim’s Family

Question: My brother was killed in a car accident. He was a passenger in, and the driver- who was already facing court for a DWI- was drunk when he wrecked. Can I sue the drunk driver’s insurance for my brother’s death? … Continue reading

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Ask A Lawyer: Could I Get Jail for my DWI Conviction?

Question: I’m facing conviction on a DWI at the maximum sentencing level, and it could involve jail time. Will I really have to serve the full sentence? Answer: It depends. By law, if you are given the full sentence of … Continue reading

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Interlock Devices for All

The American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act, bill H.R. 7, could have major implications for North Carolina. The bill was introduced on January 29 by House Republicans with the support of both parties. The bill, if passed, would provide up … Continue reading

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DWI Courtesy Stop

I pulled onto the shoulder to check my GPS because I thought I missed my exit (knowing it was safer to stop and read it than drive down the road and read it). While I was reading the directions, an … Continue reading

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Too Drunk to Drive? There’s an App for That.

On your next night out, be sure to bring your iPhone. In an effort to keep drunk drivers off the road, or at least to keep partygoers entertained, Apple has created an app called BreathalEyes. BreathalEyes is based upon the … Continue reading

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