North Carolina uses a graduated license system to license teen drivers via a limited learner’s permit, limited provisional license, and full provisional license. Here are the basics of how this system works and the various requirements teen drivers must abide by.
North Carolina’s distracted driving law generally bans texting-while-driving for all motorists and talking on a cellphone for only certain drivers. Read about the specifics of what the law prohibits and the costs of a cellphone ticket.
North Carolina drivers who run stop signs or stop lights will likely have to pay a fine. Red light and stop sign violations also add demerit points to a motorist’s driving record. This article gives an outline of what the law prohibits and some of the specific consequences of a stop sign or red light ticket.
To qualify for a disability parking plates or placards (sometimes referred to as a “handicapped sticker”) in North Carolina, the applicant must meet one of the conditions described below and must obtain a licensed physician’s certification prior to the initial issuance of disability access placards.
North Carolina has laws mandating protection for children in cars. The following table indicates North Carolina’s requirements. The types of child restraints are discussed in more detail below: North Carolina Child Restraint Requirements Age/Weight/Height
North Carolina prohibits driving without a valid license, whether revoked, suspended, or never issued. This article explains what constitutes these violations, the possible penalties, and the exemptions to the license requirement.
In North Carolina, a motorist who kills another person while driving under the influence or committing a traffic violation will likely face death-by-vehicle charges. Read about how the offense is defined and the penalties you'll face if convicted.