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Articles Tagged with DMV

I want to do the right thing.  What happens if I pay old tickets? Why was my license revoked?

If you pay off a ticket while you’re in a period of revocation or suspension, that actually may result in additional period of revocation or suspension – Bill Powers 

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SEE MORE:  NCGS 20-28.1 ADDITIONAL REVOCATION 2017

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Is your baby actually old enough to drive?  Been a while since you took a test, let alone THE TEST?  Weeping Wailing and Gnashing of Teeth No More – Parents’ Guide to Navigating DMV

Today’s post provides some hidden truths, and suggestions, for parents about to undergo the process of negotiating DMV to obtain a Learner’s Permit.

Mind you, I am not talking about YOUR Learner’s Permit.

How Much Do You Know About License Revocations in North Carolina

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Given the importance of a valid driver license, I’m always amazed when someone does not take a ticket seriously – Bill Powers 

Cleaning Up Your Record.  Dealing with the Courts and DMV.  What Happens If I Pay Off Old Tickets in North Carolina?

The first step is to figure out what is out there on a statewide basis.  One should be careful to consider how tickets can affect one another – Bill Powers 

See More:  Missed Court and New Tickets, What Happens

Fail to Appear in Court for a Traffic Ticket?  Missed Court and New Tickets, What Happens

Missing Court is never a good idea. . .but we all make mistakes.  Ignoring the problem won’t make it go away  – Bill Powers

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Short on Time?  Need Your North Carolina License Renewed?  Want to Renew Your License Online?

  •  Governor McCrory announces Online NC DOT Renewal Option
  • Goal:  30% Renewals Online

MONITECH 2015 IGNITION INTERLOCK MONITORING
Monitech Ignition Interlock Monitoring, also known as the IID Ignition Interlock Device or the “Blow-and-Go” is sometimes mandated as a condition for operating a motor vehicle in North Carolina.  The purposes of “monitoring” include:

  • Preventing an operator from STARTING a car if the Blow-and-Go detects the presence of alcohol
  • Require “Rolling” testing while operating a motor vehicle* to confirm Ethanol hasn’t been consumed after the start-up protocol

MONITECH 2015 BROCHURE PAGE 1The North Carolina Ignition Interlock Device (IID), sometimes referred to as the “Blow-and-Go,” may be required in certain DUI DWI Impaired Driving Offenses NCGS 20-179.3 and Conditions of Restoration following a Department of Transportation / Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Hearing.  Monitech is one of three companies authorized by the State of North Carolina to install, monitor and report back to the Court or DMV results of breath testing.

Monitech recently forwarded to our office the attached brochure, requesting we let clients know there is presently in place a Free Installation offer.  Powers Law Firm PA does not expressly endorse one company over another.  Indeed, we regularly serve as legal counsel to clients whom have been accused of consuming alcohol and driving, necessitating a challenge to the accuracy of such devices in court and are further called to cross-examine Monitech employees regarding installation errors, datum dumps, reporting errors and false readings.

As some background on Breath Alcohol Testing Devices, the IID:

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