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For underage drivers North Carolina operates a zero tolerance policy and the BAC for commercial vehicle drivers is .04%.
The penalties for a North Carolina DWI depend on your criminal history as well as the circumstances surrounding your case.
The state enjoys long, hot summers and mild winters, except in the mountains.
The way of life is generally pretty gentle and with good schools, healthcare etc, it makes a great place to bring up a family.
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• 24 hours (for level 5 offender) • 0 fine (for level 5 offender) • 60 days to 1 year license suspension • 4 days jail • Fine ranges depending on level • 1 to 4 years (if previous DWI was within 3 years) • Ignition interlock device required • 14-30 days jail (up to two years) • Fines Ranges depending on level • 1 year to permanent (if last previous was within 5 years) License Suspension • Ignition interlock device required, If license restored, required for 7 years The grossly aggravating factors of a DWI in North Carolina present the most serious of aggravating circumstances involved in a DWI as it relates to punishment.
While most DWIs are considered a misdemeanor offense, you could be charged with a felony if an alcohol-related accident led to serious injuries and/or death. Level 1 is the most serious; level 5 is the least serious.
If you are convicted of a level 5 offense, you could be sentenced to 60 days in jail (though this can be waived in lieu of community service).
Even with support, speaking out takes courage and comes at a high cost.
This is one reason why most assaults go unreported. Our criminal justice is founded on due process and the possibility of innocence.