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Is My Ticket Considered a Moving Violation in North Carolina?

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What Counts as a “Moving Violation” in North Carolina?
StatuteOffense
N.C.G.S. §20-7Driving with No License/Aid and Abet in License Violation/Learners Permit Violation
N.C.G.S. §20-7(a1)Driving a motorcycle without endorsement
N.C.G.S. §20-7(e)Non-Compliance with License Restrictions
N.C.G.S. §20-12.1Impaired Supervising Driver
N.C.G.S. §20-16.1(b1)Non-Compliance with License Restrictions or Limited Privilege
N.C.G.S. §20-17(a)(1)Manslaughter Resulting from Operation of a Vehicle (Voluntary or Involuntary)
N.C.G.S. §20-21Operating Under Foreign License with Revoked NC Driver’s License
N.C.G.S. §20-28(a)Driving with Revoked License
N.C.G.S. §20-28(d)Driving While Disqualified
N.C.G.S. §20-29Refusing to Surrender License
N.C.G.S. §20-32Permitting an Unlicensed Minor to Drive
N.C.G.S. §20-34Permitting an Unlicensed Person to Drive
N.C.G.S. §20-37.12(a)No Certified Driver's License
N.C.G.S. §20-63(g)Unlawful Altering or Covering of License Plate
N.C.G.S. §20-79(e)Violating Restrictions of Dealer Plates
N.C.G.S. §20-111Registration Violation
N.C.G.S. §20-111(1)Expired Tags/ No Registration
N.C.G.S. §20-114.1Failure to Obey Law Enforcement or Traffic Enforcement
N.C.G.S. §20-115.1Violation of Tandem/Semitrailer Restrictions
N.C.G.S. §20-116Violation of Size/Load Restrictions
N.C.G.S. §20-116(g)Violation of Loading/Covering Regulations
N.C.G.S. §20-117No Flag/Light at End of Load
N.C.G.S. §20-118.1Violation of Weight Restrictions
N.C.G.S. §20-122Improper Equipment
N.C.G.S. §20-122.1Unsafe Tires
N.C.G.S. §20-123Violation of Towing Regulations
N.C.G.S. §20-123.2Improper Speedometer
N.C.G.S. §20-124Improper Brakes
N.C.G.S. §20-125(a)Improper Horn/Warning Device
N.C.G.S. §20-126Improper Mirrors
N.C.G.S. §20-127(a)Improper Windshield Wipers
N.C.G.S. §20-128Improper Exhaust System/Emissions Control Device
N.C.G.S. §20-129Improper Vehicle Lights
N.C.G.S. §20-129(a)Driving Without Burning Headlights
N.C.G.S. §20-129(b)Driving Without Two Headlights
N.C.G.S. §20-129(c)Driving Without Headlight (Motorcycle)
N.C.G.S. §20-129(d)Driving Without Rear Lights
N.C.G.S. §20-130.3White/Clear Lights in Rear
N.C.G.S. §20-136Smoke Screen Violation
N.C.G.S. §20-136.1Driving While Watching Video/Television/Computer
N.C.G.S. §20-137.1Driving with Unrestrained Child (<16)
N.C.G.S. §20-137.2Operating Vehicle that Resembles Law Enforcement
N.C.G.S. §20-138.1Impaired Driving / Aiding and Abetting Impaired Driving
N.C.G.S. §20-138.2(a)DWI (Commercial Vehicle)
N.C.G.S. §20-138.2BDWI (School Bus)
N.C.G.S. §20-138.5Habitual DWI
N.C.G.S. §20-138.7Open Container
N.C.G.S. §20-140Reckless Driving
N.C.G.S. §20-140.2Overloaded/Overcrowded Vehicle
N.C.G.S. §20-140.3Violation of Highway/Interstate Regulations
N.C.G.S. §20-140.4(a)Motorcycle/Moped Provisions Violation (Helmet/Overcrowded Vehicle)
N.C.G.S. §20-141Speeding
N.C.G.S. §20-141(a)Exceeding Safe Speed
N.C.G.S. §20-141(c)Driving Below Minimum Speed
N.C.G.S. §20-141(e1)Speeding on School Property
N.C.G.S. §20-141(h)Impeding Traffic (Slow Speed)
N.C.G.S. §20-141(j2)Speeding in a Work Zone
N.C.G.S. §20-141(m)Failure to Reduce Speed
N.C.G.S. §20-141.1Speeding in a School Zone
N.C.G.S. §20-141.3Illegal Racing
N.C.G.S. §20-141.4Death by Motor Vehicle / Serious Injury by Motor Vehicle
N.C.G.S. §20-141.5Speeding (Eluding Arrest)
N.C.G.S. §20-142.1Violation of Railroad Signal
N.C.G.S. §20-146(a)Driving on Wrong Side
N.C.G.S. §20-146(c)Driving on Wrong Side (Dual Highway)
N.C.G.S. §20-146(d)Driving Outside Designated Lane
N.C.G.S. §20-149(a)Illegal Passing of Another Vehicle
N.C.G.S. §20-149(b)Failure to Reduce Speed for Passing Vehicle
N.C.G.S. §20-150Improper Passing
N.C.G.S. §20-152Following Too Closely
N.C.G.S. §20-153Illegal Turn
N.C.G.S. §20-154Unsafe Movement / Failure to Signal Start/Stop/Turn
N.C.G.S. §20-155(a)Failure to Yield on Left Turn
N.C.G.S. §20-155(b)Failure to Yield to Right-of-Way
N.C.G.S. §20-157(a)Failure to Yield to Emergency Vehicle
N.C.G.S. §20-157(b)Following/Parking Too Closely to Fire Emergency Vehicle
N.C.G.S. §20-157(c)Obstructing Fire Operations
N.C.G.S. §20-157(d)Driving Over Fire Hose or Blocking Fire Equipment
N.C.G.S. §20-158Failure to Heed Vehicle Control Sign
N.C.G.S. §20-158(b)&(c)Violating Traffic Control Device
N.C.G.S. §20-160Driving on Sidewalk/Safety Zone
N.C.G.S. §20-162Improper Parking (Fire Hydrant/Lane/Station, Intersection, or Private Driveway)
N.C.G.S. §20-163Unattended Motor Vehicle
N.C.G.S. §20-165.1Driving Opposite One-Way Traffic
N.C.G.S. §20-166Hit-and-Run/Failure to Report Hit-and-Run
N.C.G.S. §20-173Failure to Yield (Pedestrian)
N.C.G.S. §20-181Failure to Dim Headlights
N.C.G.S. §20-183.8(a)Violation of Inspection Requirements
N.C.G.S. §20-217Not Stopping for School Bus
N.C.G.S. §20-218(b)Speeding (School Bus)
N.C.G.S. §20-313Operating with No Insurance/ Permitting Operation of MV with No Insurance
N.C.G.S. §136-26Driving on Closed/Unopened Highway

Okay… so What Motor Vehicle Offenses ARE NOT Moving Violations?
StatuteOffense
N.C.G.S. §14-72(a), 20-17(a)(3)Theft of a Motor Vehicle (May also be a moving violation)
N.C.G.S. §14-399(f1)Littering from a Motor Vehicle
N.C.G.S. §20-29Refusing to Exhibit License to Law Officer/ Giving Fictitious Details to Officer
N.C.G.S. §20-50Lack of Registration/Title
N.C.G.S. §20-57No Registration Card
N.C.G.S. §20-59Failure of Lienor to Surrender Title to Legally Entitled Owner
N.C.G.S. §20-67Failure to Note Change of Address
N.C.G.S. §20-71Altered/Forged Title, Registration Card, Application or Assignment
N.C.G.S. §20-72(a)Failure to Surrender Tags/Plates
N.C.G.S. §20-72(b)Title Delivery Violations
N.C.G.S. §20-73Failure to Obtain New Title
N.C.G.S. §20-101Unmarked Business Vehicle
N.C.G.S. §20-102.1Fraudulent Report of Motor Vehicle Theft or Conversion
N.C.G.S. §20-106Receiving/Transferring Stolen Vehicle
N.C.G.S. §20-106.1Motor Vehicle Rental Fraud
N.C.G.S. §20-106.2(b)Motor Vehicle Sublease Violation
N.C.G.S. §20-107Tampering or Causing Harm to Vehicle
N.C.G.S. §20-109(b)Concealment/Misrepresentation of Motor Vehicle Identity
N.C.G.S. §20-111(3)Lending/Borrowing License Plate for Other Vehicle
N.C.G.S. §20-125.1Registering Vehicle with No Directional Signals
N.C.G.S. §20-130.1(c)Possession or Installment of Blue Light on a Non-Law Enforcement Vehicle
N.C.G.S. §20-134No Lights on Parked Vehicle
N.C.G.S. §20-183.8Violation of Inspection Requirements
N.C.G.S. §20-287Mover Vehicle Dealer/Sales Representative without License
N.C.G.S. §20-290Violating Specified Places of Business on Sales License
N.C.G.S. §20-309No Vehicle Insurance
N.C.G.S. §20-342 – 347.1Unlawful Tampering With/Change to Odometer
N.C.G.S. §20-396Unlawful Motor Carrier Operations

Violations That are Neither Motor Vehicle Offenses NOR Moving Offenses
StatuteOffense
N.C.G.S. §20-7.1Failure to Notify of Address Change
N.C.G.S. §20-30(1)Display Revoked/Fictitious/Suspended/Altered License/ID Card
N.C.G.S. §20-30(2)Counterfeit/Sell/Lend False Driver’s License/ ID Card
N.C.G.S. §20-30(3)Displaying Someone Else's Driver's License/ID Card
N.C.G.S. §20-30(5)Using Fictitious Name/Information in Obtaining Driver's License
N.C.G.S. §20-30(7)Sale of License or ID Card by Someone Other than DMV
N.C.G.S. §20-37.6(c3)Selling Handicapped Placard
N.C.G.S. §20- 37.7, 37.8Fraudulent Special ID Card
N.C.G.S. §20-174.1Standing/Sitting/Lying upon Highway or Street
N.C.G.S. §20-175Soliciting from Highway

Offenses That Cannot Disqualify for a Hearing
StatuteOffense
N.C.G.S. §20-37.6Handicapped Parking Violation
N.C.G.S. §20-135.2ASeatbelt Violation
N.C.G.S. §20-162.1Parking Violation
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