Highest Rated Bristol VA Attorneys • 1400+ Client Reviews
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established law firm that concentrates its Bristol VA law practice defending motorists charged with reckless driving, speeding & traffic law violations. Law enforcement in Bristol Virginia is serious about enforcing the traffic laws. The majority of cases filed in the General District Court are traffic law cases. Let us review your case. We can help!
Bristol Virginia General District Court Trial Lawyers
Bristol VA is located in southwestern Virginia. Interstate 81 runs through the middle of the City. Bristol Police and State Police aggressively enforce I-81 as well the rest of the County which includes Routes 58 & 19 and I-381. All adult reckless driving, speeding & traffic cases issued on a Virginia Uniform Summons or ticket are set for trial in the General District Court. Do not plead guilty to your case. In Virginia, a conviction is permanent and cannot be expunged. Contact an experienced lawyer who will present your best defense.
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Successful Reckless Driving & Traffic Ticket Defense Attorneys
Virginia has one of the strictest reckless driving laws in the Country according to WalletHub. Va. Code 46.2-862 states in part that a motorist can be convicted of misdemeanor reckless driving for driving faster than 85 mph or 20 mph over the posted speed limit. The maximum speed limit on the Interstate through Bristol is 70 miles an hour. The Bristol Police Department and State Troopers issue thousands of traffic tickets every year in Bristol VA for various traffic violations.
NOTE: The issuance of a summons or traffic ticket is NOT a conviction. Contact an experienced attorney before you plead guilty. Convictions cannot be expunged.
The Speed Limit on Interstate 81 in Bristol VA is Strictly Enforced
Interstate 81 enters Virginia in the City of Bristol and runs for approximately 9 miles before it enters Washington County. I-81 intersects with Interstate 381, and Routes 58, 11 & 19. Bristol Police and State Police aggressively enforce this stretch of road. Many of our clients are not from the area or are Out-of-State drivers. We can typically successfully resolve our client’s I-81 case without the client having to appear before the Bristol General District Court.
Specialized Training & Extensive Experience Make The Best Advocates
Our Virginia trial attorneys are members of some of the most prestigious legal organizations such as the National College for DUI Defense and the Virginia Trial Lawyers Association. We believe membership and leadership with prominent trial lawyer organizations make us better advocates for our clients. It is in your best interests to consult a professional with specialized training if you need representation.
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7/25/2021 | Updated 6/27/2023