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.
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:
Here's some more information about Insurance Points vs NC DMV 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
Charlotte Traffic Ticket Attorney
Kristen Dewar agrees with this answer
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