This interesting piece of news points out the issues in some jail and prison systems in the United States. When they're not up to standards, it's truly not fair to keep people confined there for long sentences. A North Carolina man described his time in an ill-equipped local jail and was finally moved to a state penitentiary as a result.
The alcohol rules on the Blue Ridge Parkway start the same as they are anywhere else in North Carolina. The blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit is .08. Driving while impaired is illegal. Drivers must follow the speed limit, which maxes out at 45 mph on the Parkway, at all times.
Police in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, have been running Operation Safe Streets as a way to combat drunk driving. Ideally, though, it won't even lead to any arrests.
People have often tried to hide drugs and alcohol in water bottles. Even if they'r legal items, they may not be permitted in certain places. For instance, a 21-year-old college student could try to sneak a drink into a football game on a dry campus.
If you're facing North Carolina DWI/DUI charges, you're likely anxious. Drunk driving convictions come with a host of both short-term and long-lasting consequences, including:
A school superintendent in North Carolina was arrested and charged with a DWI, and he was recently convicted on those charges.
When people head to area bars and restaurants with friends, family or co-workers to grab a bite to eat and converse, chances are good that a round of drinks will be ordered. While there is certainly nothing wrong with this, what happens when a person has just one beer, one glass of wine or one cocktail too many before getting behind the wheel?