Botetourt County VA Reckless Driving Lawyers
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an experienced law firm. We specialize in defending reckless driving cases and have over 45 years of collective reckless driving law experience. Our trial lawyers have been recognized superior legal ability and the highest ethical standards. We can help you with your Botetourt County VA reckless driving case. Do NOT plead guilty without first consulting an attorney. The consequences can be devastating. Do not miss an opportunity to defend yourself!
CAUTION: A Botetourt County reckless driving conviction will on average increase the automobile insurance premium by 73% or $1,046 EACH YEAR, according to a study conducted by Insurance.com
Reckless Driving is a Criminal Offense in Virginia
Reckless Driving in Virginia is a criminal misdemeanor offense. Most of our clients are good people who simply made a mistake. Our clients are serious about protecting their freedom & driving privileges. Other concerns include employment, professional licensing and automobile insurance policies. Virginians and residents from out of state need a dedicated professional advocate. We represent Virginia drivers and out-of-state clients before the Botetourt County General District Court.
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Reckless Driving on Interstate 81 in Botetourt County VA
Interstate 81 runs through Botetourt County VA. Several motorists get pulled over for driving too fast on this stretch of highway. Our reckless driving lawyers will examine your case and use proven strategies to successfully defend you. We use every resource the law allows to best protect our client. We zealously advocate for every client. We are diligent and fight for our clients to achieve the best possible outcome under the law. Let us review your case. You can benefit from our experience.
VA Reckless Driving Speeding Law is Enforced in Botetourt County
Botetourt County enforces the reckless driving excessive speed law. Va. Code 46.2-862 is the most enforced reckless driving provision by State Troopers & Botetourt County Deputy Sheriffs. In Botetourt County, most of the enforcement occurs on Interstates 81 & Route 11. Virginia law states that a driver is guilty of reckless driving for driving faster than 85 mph or 20 miles per hour or more above the speed limit. Violations of this law carry strict penalties if convicted.
Penalties For Virginia Reckless Driving Convictions
- Maximum fine of $2,500
- Permanent Virginia criminal misdemeanor conviction
- Increased automobile insurance premiums
- Potential loss of employment or employment opportunities
- Suspension of driving privileges
A Botetourt Reckless Driving Ticket is NOT an Automatic Conviction
A reckless driving criminal conviction can negatively affect you in many ways. However, a Virginia Uniform Summons or ticket is NOT a conviction. Our reckless driving defense lawyers defend this type of allegation in the Botetourt County General District Court. We know how to best protect our clients. The facts of each case can vary. Our knowledge, expertise, and experience helps us to select the best defense for your case. We diligently prepare arguments for your particular circumstances.
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law Defend Botetourt County VA Reckless Driving Cases
- 46.2-852 – General rule
- 46.2-853 – Fail to maintain control; brakes
- 46.2-854 – Passing on grade or curve
- 46.2-855 – View obstructed/control impaired
- 46.2-856 – Passing two vehicles abreast
- 46.2-857 – Driving two abreast
- 46.2-863 – Failure to yield
- 46.2-864 – Parking lots
- 46.2-865 – Racing
- 46.2-865.1 – Injury or death while racing
- 46.2-858 – Passing at a railroad crossing
- 46.2-859 – Passing a stopped school bus
- 46.2-860 – Failing to give proper signals
- 46.2-861 – Driving too fast conditions
- 46.2-861.1 – Failure to “Move Over” or Yield to Stationary Emergency Vehicle
- 46.2-862 – Excessive speeding
- 46.2-866 – Racing; aiders or abettors
- 46.2-867 – Racing
- 46.2-868.1 – Aggressive driving
- 46.2-869 – Improper driving
Reckless Driving Defense REDUCES Case to Defective Equipment
Defective equipment is a minor no points traffic infraction. A common example is operating a motor vehicle with a broken headlight. A conviction only triggers a minor fine. There is no other negative impact. There are cases where we can convince the Court to find our client NOT GUILTY of criminal misdemeanor reckless driving. If the Judge will not completely dismiss the case, then a defective equipment disposition is the next best result.
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