Charlotte, NC asked in Traffic Tickets for North Carolina

Q: Question about getting two speeding tickets close together.

I’m 24 and until last month have never had a ticket of any kind or ever even been pulled over. Last month Around 2/12 I got a speeding ticket on the highway for going 81 in a 65. Earlier tonight I was driving back home from purchasing a new car which is much faster than the current one I own. I was an idiot and speed up to pass a car but sped up much more than what was needed. I got a ticket for going 86 in a 65. I realize this is completely my fault and that I need to fix my driving habits and be much more careful. I plan on getting an attorney to represent me in both cases but was wondering if anyone knew the chances of me losing my license? I live in Randolph County NC and know that the NC traffic laws are pretty strict. Thank you in advance.

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Bill Powers
Bill Powers
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A: GOOD QUESTION

While clearly disconcerting, there may be legal options available.

I think the smart thing to do is to retain legal counsel immediately.

Butch Jenkins is an excellent attorney and super nice guy:

https://www.thigpenjenkins.com/About-Us/Walter-I-Jenkins-Iii.shtml

Here's some more information about Insurance Points vs NC DMV points:

https://www.carolinaattorneys.com/blog/license-points-vs-insurance-points/

District Attorney's offices in NC often have preferred protocols on how to handle tickets. Legal counsel may want to consolidate the cases to negotiate a plea.

Obviously, some of the important considerations/goals would be:

1. Save the license

2. Save insurance premiums

Bill Powers

Charlotte Traffic Ticket Attorney

CarolinaAttorneys.com

Kristen Dewar agrees with this answer

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