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Sentencing for Impaired Driving under G.S. 20-179,

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This bulletin discusses the sentencing provisions of G.S. 20-179, which governs sentencing for impaired driving and related offenses. The bulletin reviews the process for determining aggravating and mitigating factors, outlines the sentencing options for defendants sentenced at the various statutory levels, and describes the manner in which sentences under G.S. 20-179 are served, including provisions for awarding jail credit and granting parole. .