Experienced Covington VA Traffic Lawyer • 1400+ Client Reviews
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established law firm. We specialize in defending traffic violation cases. Our lawyers represent clients before the Covington General District Court and possess over 60 years of combined traffic law experience. We are recognized for superior legal ability and the highest ethical standards. Our attorneys examine each traffic case in detail. There are many strategies that an experienced Covington VA traffic lawyer must know. We strive to secure the best outcome for your case.
CAUTION: A Covington VA traffic violation conviction may increase the automobile insurance premium by as much as 79%, according to a study conducted by Insurance.com
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law Defend Covington VA Traffic Violations
- Aggressive driving
- Out-of-state drivers
- Speeding ticket
- Moving violations
- Fail to yield to emergency vehicle
- No valid driver’s license
- No automobile insurance
- Reckless Driving
- Fail to “Move Over”
- Suspended driver’s license
- Handheld cellphone use while driving
- Habitual offender
- Hit & Run
- Eluding the police
- License restoration
- Commercial driver violations
- Driving revoked 18.2-272
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Experienced Traffic Attorneys Covington VA
Title 46.2 of the Virginia Motor Vehicle Code classifies traffic offenses. Offenses can range from minor traffic infractions to serious criminal felony offenses. Law enforcement in Covington VA aggressively enforce the traffic laws. Most Covington VA traffic violations are issued on a Virginia Uniform Summons, commonly known as the ticket. More serious violations such as DUI, eluding the police and leaving the scene of an accident (hit and run) will trigger an arrest.
Covington VA Traffic Ticket Traffic Court Representation
A Covington VA traffic ticket and the associated penalty if convicted can jeopardize your future. A professional can assist you with your traffic case. Most traffic ticket violations are classified as moving violations. These offenses can trigger various negative consequences. We can protect your driving record – which protects the automobile insurance policy. Incarceration and loss of driving privileges may be imposed by the Court in more serious cases.
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law will help you secure the best outcome.
Penalties for VA Traffic Violations
- Maximum $2,500 fine
- Loss of driving privileges
- Moving violation demerit points
- Increased automobile insurance premiums
- Employment issues
Covington VA is Known For Enforcing Traffic Laws
The City of Covington VA may be small, but its big on traffic enforcement. According to a study by Governing magazine, there is a group of small Virginia counties, cities and towns that rely on traffic fines to fund its local government budget. The population of the Town is less than 6,000 residents. However, its the Town of Eastville in Northampton County that relies more on traffic fines for revenue than any other jurisdiction with 72% of its budget coming from traffic fines and forfeitures.
Hit & Run Leave Scene of Accident Case DISMISSED
Our traffic attorneys represented a driver who was charged with leaving the scene of an accident – felony hit and run. The accident involved personal injury. The client was driving through an Intersection when the crash occurred. The vehicle hit an object later determined to be a pedestrian near a crosswalk. There were personal injuries. The client circled the block to return to the scene of the accident. The client explained to police that she never saw a pedestrian. The Court agreed and dismissed the case.
Reckless Driving by Speed 79/55 NOT GUILTY
Our traffic lawyers defended a client from Pennsylvania for reckless driving-speeding because he was driving too fast. The police officer used R.A.D.A.R. to calculate speed. The officer alleged a criminal misdemeanor reckless driving violation pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-862 due to the speed of 79 mph in a 55 mph speed zone. We were able to appear in General District Court for our client without her having to return. Our arguments protected the client. We convinced the Court to dismiss the case.
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9/2/2021 | Updated 6/26/2023