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Why Should You Hire a Greensboro Traffic Lawyer?

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Traffic tickets can be expensive – they can even cost you your driver’s license!   A Greensboro revoked license charge can have serious consequences, but luckily, the experienced traffic ticket lawyers at Garrett, Walker, Aycoth and Olson can help. If you fall into one of the categories below, or are charged with Guilford County traffic ticket, or need a Greensboro DWI lawyer or Greensboro DUI attorney, call us before unintended consequences occur.   This is not an exhaustive list, but rather highlights as reminders (see the “ABCs of Traffic Law” by Greensboro traffic attorney Chad Garrett for a complete list). These are the issues you will see most frequently, and if they apply to you, please call Garrett, Walker, Aycoth and Olson immediately!


  • DWI – Pre-trial – 30–day civil revocation when charged with DWI. After the 30-days have passed, the defendant can recover the license from the clerk of court upon payment of the $100 fee. N.C.G.S. 20-16.5.
  • DWI – Pre-trial – Refusal of chemical analysis – 12 month revocation. N.C.G.S. 20-16.2
  • DWI – Conviction – 1 year revocation.
  • Conviction for transporting opened alcohol beverage in car when driver has alcohol in his body. N.C.G.S. 20-138.7 (a broken seal on the container is enough).
  • Failure to Appear in Court or Pay a Fine in a motor vehicle case – N.C.G.S. 20-24.1.
  • Accumulation of 12 points within 3 years. N.C.G.S. 20-16(a)(5) (points are listed in this statute).
  • Speeding – in excess of 75 mph when speed limit is below 70mph. N.C.G.S. 20-16(a)(10).
  • Speeding – Two convictions in a 12-month period of speeding in excess of 55mph (but less than 80mph). N.C.G.S. 20-16(a)(9).
  • Fraudulent use of ID – by underage person to get alcohol. N.C.G.S. 20-17.3.
  • Provisional Licensee (youth) drop-out – revocation if an individual drops out of school. N.C.G.S. 20-13.2.
  • Provisional Licensee – Speeding more than 15mph over posted limit or more than 80 mph.
  • Failure to show proof of financial responsibility (insurance) or post security after auto accident. N.C.G.S. 20-279.5.
  • 1st Moving Violation/conviction while license revoked (includes DWLR convictions) –1 year revocation. N.C.G.S. 20-28.1.
  • 2nd Moving Violation/conviction while license revoked – 2 years
  • 3rd Moving Violation/conviction while license revoked – permanent revocation (can apply for DMV hearing after several years).


Our Greensboro traffic lawyers can be reached at 336-379-0539. We return every call, every Day. Garrett, Walker, Aycoth and Olson’s defense attorneys are here to help!