Experienced Reckless Driving Attorneys Eastville VA • 1400+ Reviews
We are Top Rated Eastville VA Reckless Driving Lawyers! Virginia has strict laws. Reckless driving is a criminal misdemeanor. The most enforced provision in Eastville VA is the excessive speed provision pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-862. This law criminalizes driving 20 mph or more over the posted limit. Eastville police and State Troopers aggressively patrol Routes 13 and other state highways around Eastville VA, which include Cape Charles & Exmore. Our lawyers have extensive experience defending reckless driving cases. We can successfully defend you. Let us review your case.
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law Recognized As A Best Law Firm
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established Eastville VA law firm. Our attorneys defend reckless driving allegations in Northampton General District Court located in Eastville. We possess over 60 years of collective trial 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: A Eastville 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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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 Eastville VA Reckless Driving Attorney can present your best defense before the Eastville General District Court. We know how to best protect our clients.
Penalties for Reckless Driving Convictions
- 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
Reckless Driving Excessive Speed Case DISMISSED
Route 13 through Eastville VA is aggressively enforced by law enforcement. Many motorists find themselves charged with reckless driving while driving through the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Our Eastville 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.
Fail To Move Over For Emergency Vehicle Can Be Reckless Driving
Failure to move over for a stationary emergency vehicle can be a reckless driving violation. Virginia code 46.2-861.1 requires the driver of any motor vehicle to “move over” to an adjacent lane when passing a stationary vehicle stopped on the shoulder of the highway under certain traffic conditions. A violation of this law can be considered reckless driving if an emergency vehicle is in involved, which is a criminal misdemeanor in some cases. If you have been accused of violating this law then it would be in your best interests to consult an accomplished local reckless driving attorney. You may have a valid defense and not realize it.
NOT GUILTY Verdict in Reckless Driving Case
Virginia has several reckless driving laws. Driving 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 is not a conviction. The thought of a criminal misdemeanor conviction for driving is startling to many clients. Our Eastville VA attorneys routinely represent clients before the Courts. 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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7/15/2021 | Updated 6/20/2023