Improper Equipment in NC is a lesser-included offense to a traffic ticket in Wake County and Chatham County, North Carolina.
Improper Equipment is a non-moving violation in North Carolina which means no insurance or insurance points will be assessed if you have your speeding ticket reduced down to improper equipment. It is often in the discretion of the district attorney to allow a ticket to be reduced to Improper Equipment in Wake County, North Carolina.
A prosecutor may allow a reduction to Improper Equipment for speeding tickets as certain conditions are met. Often the Assistant District Attorney will examine the driving history and facts of the case before offering a reduction to a traffic ticket. Improper equipment reductions vary county by county and are subject to the approval of the District Attorney.
An experienced traffic ticket attorney may be helpful in dealing with getting you the best deal possible. They can also likely appear in court on your behalf for most traffic offenses.
The prosecutor has no duty to give everyone the same plea offer because each case varies. An experienced speeding ticket can review your DMV record to make sure your case is handled the right way.
Why are the court costs for improper equipment in NC more than just paying off the speeding ticket traffic violation?
North Carolina assesses a surcharge or fine for improper equipment reductions. The additional surcharge for improper equipment in NC is $50.00. Regardless improper equipment will save you money in the long run even with the additional fine to the State. In Wake County the court costs and fines for improper equipment are usually $263.
Will my insurance increase if I am found responsible of Improper Equipment in NC?
Improper equipment in NC is a non-moving violation and the conviction carries NO insurance traffic points. However, an improper equipment reduction will show up on a North Carolina driving record.
Will an improper equipment in NC show up on my driving record?
Yes it will show up on your North Carolina driving record. In Wake County you will need to provide your official driving record to be considered. Providing these documents is a service we provide for our clients.
If you are charged with speeding in Wake County or Chatham County call the Law Offices of Wiley Nickel, PLLC for a free consultation. Our office is located in Cary, NC and you can reach us at 919-585-1486.