NC General Statute 20-141.3 Unlawful Racing on Streets and Highways
If a person is guilty of prearranged racing, a person is guilty of a class 1 misdemeanor.
Law Enforcement can seize the vehicle and deliver the vehicle for sale by the New Hanover, Pender, or Brunswick County Sheriff’s Department.
The vehicle can be returned if one of the conditions is met under NC General Statute Section 20-141.3(g):
(1) If bond paid equal to double the value of the vehicle is posted,
(2)If the defendant is acquitted, or
(3) If the owner can prove they did not know that the vehicle was being used illegally. If convicted the vehicle would be sold at auction.
Also, a defendant’s license shall be revoked under NC General Staute 20-141.3(d).
How the McGee Law Firm Can Help
We have all watched “Fast and Furious”, but it’s not to glamorous when they strip your of your modified car and license.
If you find yourself in this situation, you’re going to need some help.
We advocate for our clients and work to mitigate the damage and retain their vehicle and license.
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Jimmy McGee handles all type of traffic violations in New Hanover County, Brunswick County and Pender County, North Carolina. The McGee Law Firm was established in 2003.
If you have been issued a ticket in one of these counties, contact the McGee Law Firm for a free and confidential consultation. It doesn’t cost anything to better understand what you’re facing and to get peace of mind about your traffic ticket.
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