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DWI stands for “Driving While Impaired” which is the legal name for drunk driving in North Carolina.

Unfortunately, yes.  There are two (2) ways to convict someone of DWI.  The first is through a number (BAC or Blood), and the second is by showing general impairment (mostly through field sobriety tests/admissions, etc.).  But what if you blow a 0.07 and do well on the field sobriety tests? You still could be convicted, although

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This is main question I receive from friends, people at parties, individuals currently being pulled over, and by clients during their initial consultations.  This is a two-tiered answer.  Blowing on the side of the road via the Portable Breath Test:  This is something you are not legally required to do.  Law enforcement will try to pressure you into

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The distinction between a 0.14 blood alcohol content vs. 0.15 blood alcohol content, is critical if convicted of DWI in NC.  If 0.15 or higher, defendants could face not only a 45-day waiting period before having any ability to drive, but they may also be required to have an Ignition Interlock System installed on their

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Posted on July 2, 2016 by Ryan Smith This is main question I receive from friends, people at parties, individuals currently being pulled over, and by clients during their initial consultations.  This is a two-tiered answer. Blowing on the side of the road via the Portable Breath Test:  This is something you are not legally

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