What you should know about DWI checkpoints

What you should know about DWI checkpoints

Most DWI stops in North Carolina fall into one of two categories: a stop based on probable cause or as part of a DWI checkpoint. Generally, police officers need to have cause to believe you are breaking the law in some way before they can stop you. However, the law...
Understanding open container laws in North Carolina

Understanding open container laws in North Carolina

Practically everyone knows that drunk driving is illegal in North Carolina and across the country. If you are not drunk, you may not think it is a big deal to drive your vehicle with an open alcoholic beverage in it. However, driving with an open container of alcohol...