Getting a traffic ticket in Charlotte, Gastonia, Monroe, or Concord can be a stressful experience. No one likes to see those blue lights when they are driving. Our traffic lawyers have handled thousands of speeding tickets, red light violations and DWI DUIs. With North Carolina’s population growing there has been an emphasis by the local Police Departments in cracking down on specific violations, specifically DWI DUI and speeding. As such, speed traps and DWI DUI checkpoints have sprung up with regularity across the county. Typically DWI DUI checkpoints are frequently used during weekends. Many times checkpoints are located near heavy areas of traffic close to bars and restaurants. Our lawyers deal with officers of the CMPD on a daily basis. They frequently park their vehicles outside of bars and wait for people to exit and drive off. The officer will simply follow them and wait for any moving violation as an excuse to pull them over.
With the proliferation of unmarked police vehicles in Mecklenburg and surrounding counties there has been a marked increase in speeding tickets. By a margin of 2/1 speeding tickets are the most popular traffic ticked in Mecklenburg, Gaston, Cabarrus, and Union Counties. Our traffic attorneys deal with speeding tickets on a daily basis in court. Individuals are surprised to learn that the find for a speeding ticket is quite low. However, the resulting insurance increase can start at 25% (a month for three years). Making sure the ticket is handled properly can be the difference between paying a lot and paying a little.