Greensville County VA Reckless Driving Lawyer
Reckless driving is aggressively enforced throughout Greensville County VA by the Greensville Sheriff’s Office and the Virginia State Police. Interstate 95 & Route 58 are the County’s major highways that tend to capture the most enforcement. Reckless driving is a class 1 misdemeanor criminal offense that has serious penalties if convicted. In fact, the penalties for a reckless driving conviction in Virginia are some of the strictest in the nation. NOTE: An allegation is NOT a conviction. Our professional consultations are free.
CAUTION: A 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
Virginia Reckless Driving Penalties Are Harsh
- Maximum 12 month jail sentence
- Maximum $2,500 fine
- Loss of driving privileges
- Permanent criminal conviction
- Increased automobile premiums
- Moving violation demerit points
- Community service
- Driver improvement programs
Experienced Reckless Driving Defense Attorneys Greensville VA
Riley & Wells is a prominent local law firm that specializes in defending Greensville County reckless driving cases. Our attorneys represent clients accused of reckless driving in the Greensville Courts every week. We are dedicated to client service. Our Greensville VA Reckless Driving Attorneys have over 45 years of combined experience. Our law firm has been recognized as a “Best Law Firm” for legal excellence and high ethical standards. Contact us today for a free no obligation free initial consultation.
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Reckless Driving is a Misdemeanor Criminal Offense in Virginia
Reckless Driving in Greensville County VA is serious business. If the police have issued a Greensville VA reckless driving ticket to you, then you need help. An experienced Greensville VA Reckless Driving Lawyer can protect your best interests. CAUTION: DO NOT ATTEMPT TO REPRESENT YOURSELF WITHOUT FIRST CONSULTING AN ATTORNEY. A motorist may be convicted of a criminal offense for speeding 16 mph over the limit on Interstate 95. The speed limit on Interstate 95 in Greensville County is 70 mph. Virginia law 46.2-862 states that speed over 85 mph is a reckless driving violation. A reckless driving conviction may also jeopardize your career.
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law Can Defend Any Greensville VA Reckless Driving Case
- 46.2-852 General recklessness
- 46.2-853 Fail to maintain proper control
- 46.2-854 Passing on a grade or curve
- 46.2-855 View obstructed/control impaired
- 46.2-856 Passing two vehicles abreast
- 46.2-857 Driving two abreast
- 46.2-858 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 Speeding
- 46.2-863 Failure to yield
- 46.2-864 Parking lots
- 46.2-865 Racing
- 46.2-865.1 Injury or death while racing
- 46.2-866 Racing; aiders or abettors
- 46.2-867 Racing; seizure of motor vehicle
- 46.2-868.1 Aggressive Driving
All Reckless Driving Cases Are Set For Trial Before The Judge
The trial process can vary from state to state. In Virginia, every case goes before the Judge for a final order to be entered – even in cases where there is an agreement between the parties. Evidence and arguments are presented to the Court on the trial date. Virginia does not have the procedure that North Carolina calls “Prayer For Judgement” or what Maryland calls “Probation Before Judgement.” Let a professional help you with your case!
Greensville County VA Reckless Driving Case Dismissed
In this case, our Greensville County VA reckless driving lawyers represented an out-of-state client. We represent clients from other states every week. The allegation involved reckless wrong-way driving. Our client was unfamiliar with the area. The case involved him driving down the wrong side of the road. The Greensville Deputy Sheriff charged our client with reckless driving. We were able to point out to the court some important factors. No other vehicles were in the area. There was no evidence of alcohol or impairment. We were able to make the case that our client made an honest mistake. The Court accepted our argument and dismissed the case.
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11/10/2015 | Updated 2/18/2022