Episode 24

Published on:

10th Mar 2022

Can I get a Limited Privilege?

A driver's license in North Carolina is a privilege, not a right

If they took your license for Driving While Impaired (DWI), that's a big deal. You may not realize how valuable that little piece of plastic is until it's taken away.

Even with mass transit in Charlotte, getting to work and taking care of your family can be difficult, if not impossible, without a valid driver's license.

Frankly, the NC DWI Laws are complicated if not confusing, especially to those who have little to no experience dealing with the legal system.

People call us on a daily basis asking, "Can I get a Hardship License?"

Am I eligible for a Limited Privilege?

Whether you call it a Hardship License or Limited Privilege or a "Paper License," the process isn't as straightforward as you may think.

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles (NCDMV) has a number of rules and regulations in place that govern who is eligible for driving privileges and under what circumstances.

What happens if I refused to blow?

There are several different types of Limited Driving Privileges in North Carolina.

For example, for just for DWI charges, there are privileges for:

For more information about DWI charges in Charlotte and Driving While Impaired in North Carolina, we have a LOT of content free to download on our website: https://www.carolinaattorneys.com/dui-dwi.html

You may also reach us by calling: 704-342-4357


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Charlotte Criminal Defense, Family Law Attorney, and Personal Injury Matters. Courtroom litigator and legal advocate.