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Traffic law includes "parking violations" and "moving violations," which are usually classified as infractions or misdemeanors.  Serious moving violations such as hit and run, driving under the influence, and road rage can be considered serious felonies.  If you are charged with a traffic law moving violation in Cleveland County, Gaston County, or Lincoln County, North Carolina, leading area Law Attorney, Colin McWhirter, PA will support and provide you with effective legal assistance.  Colin McWhirter will leverage his experience, decades of courtroom expertise and knowledge of the law to marshall a strong defense.



(704) 480-9666

Ready to Defend You.

  • Effective​ Litigator
  • Pro-Active Advocate
  • Skilled Negotiator
  • Caring & Reliable
  • Reasonably Priced

   Colin McWhirter, Public Attorney - Traffic Law Legal Defense Assistance


  • Speeding, which can be exceeding a limit or simply driving an unsafe speed, in some jurisdictions

  • Failing to maintain an Assured Clear Distance Ahead (ACDA)

  • Running a stop sign or red traffic light

  • Failure to yield to another vehicle with the right-of-way

  • Failure to signal for turns or lane changes

  • Failing to drive within a single lane

  • Crossing over a center divider, median or gore

  • Driving on the shoulder where it is considered illegal under certain conditions

  • Failure to use a seat belt

  • Illegal use of window tints and obstructions

  • Failure to stop for a pedestrian in a crosswalk

  • Failure to stop for a school bus when children are boarding or exiting (in certain jurisdictions)

  • Failure to secure a load to a truck or lorry

  • Driving in a car pool lane illegally

  • Operating a telecommunications device while driving (in jurisdictions that prohibit this)

  • Driving a vehicle outside the conditions of one's license

  • Driving without a license or with a suspended license or with a license from another country

  • Driving a vehicle in a bus lane or tracks

  • Driving under the influence

  • Reckless driving

  • Street racing

  • Damage to private property by vehicle

  • Vehicular homicide

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