Typically, the best result for any speeding ticket offense would be an "improper equipment" because this is considered a non-moving violation which carries NO insurance and NO driving points in NC. We can normally obtain this result if you were not going more than 25 mph over the limit AND not going over 85 mph. This District allows one "improper equipment" per county in a 3 year period. We can get a second improper equipment in a 3 year period in a county if you are willing to take the 4 hour Safe Driving Course. If you are not eligible for a 2nd IE, or don't want to take the course, then we can usually still get a "9 mph over" result which is usually NO insurance points if your record has been good the past 3 years. Other potential options in North Carolina include a "PJC" (which is a NO point outcome as long as you are not a CDL driver and have not had another PJC in 3 years); and Exceeding a Safe Speed, which is a "one insurance point" result.
DWLR (Driving While License Revoked)
This is a serious offense in NC. It carries 8 driving points and 8 insurance points, so it can effectively triple your insurance rates if you are convicted, not to mention keeping your license in a state of revocation. The goal is to normally reduce or "PJC" this offense so it will not have this adverse effect. Your case can often be continued for a few months until you can clear up the underlying problem which caused the revocation, allowing you to come back into court with your driver's license in hand. The judge will then generally look favorably on you keeping your license intact.
Charges stemming from accidents, such as Unsafe Movement, Failure to Yield, Exceeding a Safe Speed, Reckless Driving, etc. can generally be dismissed or reduced satisfactorily if we are provided proof that damages have ALL been paid. This includes damages to NCDOT guardrails, signs, etc. as well.
Exceptionally High Speeds
For very high speeds, like 90+ in a 55 zone, or 95+ in a 70 zone, we have to speak with our local District Attorney on a case-by-case basis and negotiate a result. The DA usually wants to see your driving record, and will allow a reduction with a high fine, a driving class, some community work service, or some combination of these three.
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