Friday, July 3, 2015
Raleigh DWI Attorney Talks About Implied Consent in North Carolina
In North Carolina, if you’re driving then if charged with certain offenses you’ve given the state your “implied consent” to submit to a chemical test to check for the presence of alcohol in your system. You probably would not be surprised to learn that such an offense is known as an “implied-consent offense.” Ah yes, Big Brother at its best. The implied consent law (GS 20-16.2) makes it “easier” for law enforcement officials to require drivers suspected of driving while intoxicated (DWI) to submit to a chemical test to determine their blood alcohol content (BAC).