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. Professional consultations are free.
6 months loss of driving privileges [Except Racing Cases]
Assessment of 6 DMV demerit points
Driver improvement programs
Experienced Reckless Driving Defense Attorneys Greensville VA
Riley & Wells is a prominent local law firm that specializes in defending 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.
Reckless Driving is a Misdemeanor Criminal Offense in Virginia
Greensville County Reckless Driving Traffic Ticket
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 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 speeding11 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 80 mph is a reckless driving violation. A reckless driving conviction may also jeopardize your career.
The Code of Virginia has many reckless driving law sections. Reckless driving can range from general recklessness to more serious cases involving racing. Some of the reckless driving sections are as follows:
46.2-852 General recklessness
46.2-853 Fail to maintain proper control
46.2-854 Passing on a grade or on a curve
46.2-855 View obstructed/control impaired
46.2-856 Passing two vehicles abreast
46.2-857 Driving two abreast in a single lane
46.2-858 Passing at a railroad grade crossing
46.2-859 Passing a stopped school bus
46.2-860 Failing to give proper signals
46.2-861 Driving too fast conditions
46.2-863 Failure to yield
46.2-864 Recklessness in parking lots, etc
46.2-865.1 Injuring or causing death of another while racing; penalties
46.2-866 Racing; aiders or abettors
46.2-867 Racing; seizure of motor vehicle
46.2-868.1 Aggressive Driving
Greensville County VA Reckless Driving Client Reviews
Greensville County VA Reckless Driving Case Dismissed
Greenville County 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.