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Top 13 Tips For Bicycle Safety in New Hanover County

It’s no secret that bicycling is a dangerous task in parts of New Hanover County — especially on super busy streets like South College Road, Market Street, and Oleander Drive. In fact, Wilmington ranks third in the number of bike accidents as compared to all other North Carolina cities, according to data recorded between 2000 and More

Top 7 Reasons You Need a Traffic Lawyer

Do you really need a traffic lawyer for a simple speeding ticket? The short answer?…It depends. Maybe you’ve just received your first traffic citation. Or perhaps, you’ve received one before, but this time, the violation is a little more complex. This is where a traffic lawyer can help! Traffic violations can quickly become complex and More

11 Tips for Safe Travels this Holiday Season

Although the holidays are supposed to be a time for love, joy, family, and friends, holiday road trips bring with them all sorts of risks and dangers. Whether your destination is just 30 minutes away or you’re tackling a 16-hour road trip, the rush of holiday traffic (and potentially dangerous weather) increases your likelihood of More

Best Tips for Safe Holiday Drinking

We know holiday celebrations offer a unique chance to unwind with your family and friends. What better way than with some Sangria, Eggnog, or a few Candy Cane Martinis? A 2018 study conducted by Morning Recovery found that people drink more than double the amount of alcohol during the holiday season than they do during More

Common Causes of Motorcycle Accidents and Injuries

Motorcycles can be a lot of fun, but they can also be extremely dangerous. Each year in the United States, thousands of people are hurt, or even killed, in motorcycle accidents. Exercising extreme caution, being aware of your surroundings, and learning how to operate a motorcycle safely can go a long way toward protecting yourself More

What to Do After a Truck Accident

Whether you call them 18-wheelers, big rigs, semi-trucks, or tractor-trailers, these massive machines can do a lot of damage in a truck accident. They’re tall, long, and heavy. In fact, most trucks can weigh in at up to 80,000 pounds which, unfortunately, means that if they are involved in an accident with your average 5,000-pound More

Liability in Rideshare Accidents

The days of hailing a taxi are all but gone. Now, more and more people are making use of a rideshare, also known as peer-to-peer transportation, in order to get around. Ridesharing companies are driver-for-hire services where one individual uses their own vehicle and an app to connect with other individuals who are looking for More

Man at DWI checkpoint

What to Expect at a DWI Checkpoint

Also known as sobriety checkpoints, police officers will often set up a DWI checkpoint on weekends or holidays in areas surrounded by bars and restaurants. Some checkpoints are used to stop every car that comes through and others keep traffic moving by only stopping every few cars. According to the Fourth Amendment, police need probable More

Getting a speeding ticket.

12 Things To Do If You’re Pulled Over for Speeding

Speeding is a serious problem that can lead to accidents, injuries, and even death. That’s why law enforcement agencies make constant and varied efforts to try to stop people from doing it. By far, the most common way police officers catch speeders is by setting what most of us call “speed traps.” Sitting in medians, More

Why should I hire a traffic lawyer to handle my traffic ticket?

A traffic lawyer can help you to navigate the legal system, which can be confusing. For example, there are many cases where a person decides to simply pay their traffic ticket instead of consulting with a qualified traffic lawyer. Although there are some cases where this is not a problem, you should be aware of More