Raleigh Speeding Ticket Lawyer

Serving Drivers in Alamance, Durham, Granville, Franklin, Orange, Person, Vance, Wake and Warren Counties”

Speeding citations are one of the most common tickets that drivers receive in North Carolina. However, many drivers are unaware of the laws and regulations that control these citations and the unfortunate circumstances that can lead to a suspension of your license. 

Some of the most common ways you can get your license suspended include (NCGS § 20-16(a)):

1. Being convicted of two (2) tickets over 55mph (where the speed limit is 55mph or greater) within twelve (12) months of each other;

2. Being convicted of speeding over 80mph;

3. Speeding in excess of 15mph over the speed limit when traveling over 55mph;

4. Speeding over 75mph if the speed limit is less than 70mph;

5. Being convicted of two or more of the following offenses within twelve (12) months:

  • Speeding 55mph or greater
  • Aggressive Driving
  • Reckless Driving 
  • Any combination of the above with each other

6.  Receiving 12 NC driver’s license points within 3 years (or 8 following a restoration); 

At Scheuring Law, PLLC, our lawyer Grant S. Scheuring has over a decade of experience litigating traffic matters and protecting your rights in court. Our lawyer puts experience, knowledge, and legal skills on your side. 

Request a free initial consultation with our Raleigh speeding ticket attorney online or by phoning us at (919) 944-8100.

  • Grant is so professional and such a people person that it’s easy to talk to him! He is always a call away willing to help me in any question I have.

    “Not only did he help me with a traffic violation but is also helping me through a very personal process! He is kind and always there to help me.”

    Former Client
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    “He is very knowledgeable and organized. Would highly recommend.”

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Speeding Tickets in North Carolina

Listed below is a schedule for some of the most common traffic citations in NC:

NC DRIVERS LICENSE POINTS:

  • Aggressive Driving (5)
  • Driving After Consuming (4)
  • Driving on Wrong Side of Road (4)
  • Driving While Impaired (12)
  • Driving While License Revoked *(2) Non-
  • Exceeding Safe Speed (2)
  • Failure to Secure Passenger < 16 (2)
  • Following Too Closely (4)
  • Hit and Run (Property Damage) (4)
  • Illegal Passing (4)
  • Improper Equipment (0)
  • Improper/Erratic Lane Change (2)
  • No Liability Insurance (3)
  • No Operators License (3)
  • Passing Stopped School Bus (5)
  • Reckless Driving (4)
  • Speeding under 55mph (2)
  • Speeding 55mph or greater (3)
  • Speeding in School Zone (3) (+ Mandatory $250 Fine )               
  • Stop Sign/Red Light Violation (3)

 

* All Other Moving Violations (2)

* Points are graduated for CDL § 20-16(a)

 

NC INSURANCE POINTS:

  • Aggressive Driving (8)
  • Driving After Consuming (4)
  • Driving on Wrong Side of Road (2)
  • Driving While Impaired (12)
  • Driving While License Revoked/Moving While Susp. (8)
  • Exceeding Safe Speed (1)
  • Failure to Secure Passenger < 16 (1)
  • Following Too Closely (2)
  • Hit and Run (Property Damage) (4)
  • Illegal Passing (2)
  • Improper Equipment (0)
  • Improper/Erratic Lane Change (1)
  • No Liability Insurance (1)
  • No Operators License (1)
  • Passing Stopped School Bus (4)
  • Reckless Driving (4)           
  • Speeding under 55mph (10mph or less – (1); over 10mph (2))
  • Speeding 55mph or greater (4)
  • Speeding in School Zone (depends on speed, see above)
  • Stop Sign/Red Light Violation (1)       

*All Other Moving Violations (1)

 

INSURANCE POINTS – INCREASE IN RATES (%):

  1 – 30%

  2 – 45%

  3 – 60%

  4 – 80%

  5 – 110%

  6 – 135%

  7 – 165%

  8 – 195%

  9 – 225%

10 – 260%

11 – 300%

12 – 340%

North Carolina Department of Insurance Safe Driver Incentive Program.

The North Carolina Department of Insurance Safe Driver Incentive Plan (NCSDIP) provides that a motorist is entitled to have his/her insurance point(s) waived for a citation that is reduced to 10mph or less over the speed limit, if the following occur:  the motorist (and anyone in his/her household) has not had a forgiven accident in the last three (3) years; the motorist doesn’t have any moving violations or at fault accidents resulting in personal injury within the last 3 years; and if the motorist had an accident in the last 3 years, the amount is less than $2,300 (if occurred 10/01/17 or later) or less than $1,850 if occurring prior to 10/01/17.  An isolated PJC does not count as a moving violation.  This is commonly referred to as a “9 over insurance waiver.”

Not sure if you’re looking at a suspension of your license or an increase in your insurance rates? 

Call now to schedule a free consultation online or by phoning us at (919) 944-8100.

Why you should hire Scheuring Law:

  • Dedicated solo lawyer with over a decade of experience. 
  • Former ethics and compliance counsel for one of the largest traffic firms in the state.
  • Direct access to your lawyer with phone calls returned within 24 hours.
  • Over 50 5-star reviews on Avvo.

Contact us online or at (919) 944-8100 to schedule your free consultation today.

Grant S. Scheuring Attorney at Law

Grant is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Elon University School of Law. He is an attorney that cares about his clients and understands that everyone wants to be heard and respected. Grant focuses his practice on litigating misdemeanors, lower level felonies, DWI’s, and traffic offenses. When calling his firm, you will always speak with an attorney and someone that can help. Call now for a free consultation.

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