Carroll County VA Reckless Driving Lawyers – Experienced & Ethical
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an experienced Carroll County VA law firm. We specialize in defending reckless driving cases and have over 45 years of collective reckless driving law experience. Our lawyers have been recognized for our professional excellence and high ethical standards by various organizations. We can help you with your 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 Carroll 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 is a criminal misdemeanor violation in Virginia. Most of our clients are good people who made a mistake. Our clients are serious about protecting their 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 clients from Ohio, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and other states.
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Reckless Driving on Interstate 77 in Carroll County VA
Interstate 77 runs through Carroll County VA. Several motorists get pulled over for excessive speeding on this stretch of highway. Our reckless driving lawyers will examine your specific case and deploy proven strategies to successfully defend your case. We use every resource the law allows to 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.
What is The Virginia Reckless Driving Speeding Law?
The Reckless Driving Excessive Speed law pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-862 is the most enforced reckless driving provision by State Troopers & Carroll County Deputy Sheriffs. In Carroll County, most of the enforcement occurs on Interstate 77 and Route 58. Virginia law states that a driver is guilty of reckless driving for driving a motor vehicle at a speed of 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 Reckless Driving Ticket is NOT a Conviction
A reckless driving conviction can negatively affect you in many ways. However, a Virginia Uniform Summons or ticket is NOT a conviction. Our reckless driving defense lawyers routinely defend this type of allegation in the Carroll 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 Carroll 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 of defective equipment is operating a motor vehicle with a broken headlight. A violation might trigger a nominal fine. There is no other negative long standing impact. In many instances, we can convince the Judge to find our client NOT GUILTY of criminal misdemeanor reckless driving. If the Judge is unwilling to completely dismiss the case, then a defective equipment disposition is the next best result.
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