DWLR

Fixing Our Broken Driving License Regime

North Carolina recognizes a privilege, not a right, to drive on its roads. This is true of most states, but in North Carolina the failure to be properly licensed can create significant hardships to the unsuspecting. For instance, I’ve seen people walk into court and plead guilty to a single instance of a Driving While…

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Driving While Licensed Revoked: The Toilet Bowl Effect

North Carolina has a budget deficit of… billions? So why, in an age of scarce resources and limited budgets, does the State continue to insist on punishing people for Driving While License Revoked with jail time, eating up court time, imposing costs on judges, prosecutors, police, and, let’s not forget, citizens. The DWLR, one might…

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Driving While License Revoked – The Gift that keeps on Giving

Since resolving a Driving While License Revoked (DWLR) requires working within the confines of both the North Carolina Criminal Court System as well as the DMV, obtaining a favorable outcome makes a DWLR one of the most complicated traffic citations out there. Additionally, a DWLR is a Class 1 Misdemeanor, meaning it is the highest…

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More on Driving License Restoration in North Carolina

Yesterday I wrote about restoring your driver’s license in North Carolina. Restoring a license that was suspended by the DMV following several driving convictions (usually DUI convictions) is usually required in order to get a license in another state. Even if you never intend to return to North Carolina, you will probably need to have…

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