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...

Traffic stop section in driving handbook to increase safety

In the case of a traffic stop where you face a traffic violation, it is important to understand your rights. Especially if you suspect a law enforcement officer did not follow the proper protocol, it is imperative you understand the law, because it may be possible to...

Will my traffic ticket cause my insurance to increase?

Outside of ensuring that their driving privileges will not be negatively affected, most of our clients charged with traffic offenses are primarily concerned with the effect the case will have on their insurance premiums. The system in North Carolina is divided into...

Driving While License Revoked/No Operator’s License

Here at Dysart Law, we handle all types of criminal defense cases from complex federal matters to traffic citations. While I hesitate to label any case as routine, speeding and other everyday traffic infractions are often seen as run-of-mill situations that affect...