Experienced Reckless Driving Defense Attorneys Abingdon VA
Virginia has strict reckless driving laws. Reckless driving is a criminal misdemeanor. The most enforced reckless driving provision in Abingdon VA is the excessive speed provision pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-862. This law criminalizes driving faster than 85 mph or 20 mph or more over the posted limit. Abingdon police and State Troopers aggressively patrol I-85, Route 11 and other state highways around Abingdon VA, which include Glade Spring & Damascus. Our lawyers have extensive experience defending reckless driving cases. We can successfully defend you. Let us review your case.
Abingdon VA Reckless Driving Lawyer
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established Abingdon VA law firm. Our attorneys defend reckless driving allegations in Washington County General District Court located in Abingdon. We possess over 45 years of collective reckless driving law experience. Our firm is recognized as a “Best Law Firm” according to U.S. News & World Report. Our attorneys are routinely recognized by various legal organizations for superior legal ability and high ethical standards. Clients benefit from lawyers who specialize.
CAUTION: An Abingdon VA reckless driving conviction will on average increase the automobile insurance premium by 73% or $1,046 EACH YEAR, according to Insurance.com
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Experience Matters – Retain a Recognized Abingdon VA Professional
Our attorneys specialize in defending reckless driving cases. We are leaders in this practice area with a deep bench of experience from lecturing other attorneys about the status of the law at Virginia Trial Lawyers Association conventions to being a former Virginia State Trooper. You can benefit from our experience. An experienced Abingdon VA Reckless Driving Attorney can present your best defense before the Abingdon General District Court. We know how to best protect our clients.
Penalties for Reckless Driving Convictions in Abingdon VA
- Maximum 12 months in jail
- Maximum $2,500 fine
- Loss of driving privileges
- Moving violation demerit points
- Increased automobile insurance rates
- Community service
- Driver improvement programs
- Possible employment problems
Abingdon VA Reckless Driving DISMISSED
I-81 through Abingdon VA is aggressively enforced by law enforcement. Many motorists find themselves charged with reckless driving while driving through southwest Virginia on Interstate 81. Our Abingdon VA attorneys defended a client accused of reckless driving for excessive speed. In this case, we developed arguments to the admissibility of the RADAR evidence. The RADAR used in this particular case was not tested for accuracy with properly calibrated tuning forks, which is required by Va. Code 46.2-882.
NOT GUILTY Verdict in Abingdon VA Reckless Driving Case
Virginia has several reckless driving laws. Driving faster than 85 mph or 20 mph or more above the posted speed limit is a violation of Va. Code 46.2-862. The issuance of a Virginia Uniform Summons or ticket for reckless driving is not a conviction. The thought of a criminal misdemeanor conviction for driving is startling to many clients. Our Abingdon VA attorneys specialize in reckless driving defense. We will present the best defense. Our lawyers have the ability to persuade the court to enter a not guilty verdict.
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