Reckless Driving Lawyer Henrico VA

reckless driving allegations are often issued on a summons. a henrico reckless driving lawyer can help you with your reckless driving summons

Henrico County Reckless Driving Speeding Ticket

Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is a local Henrico County law firm. Our lawyers defend Reckless Driving cases every week in the Henrico Courts. Reckless Driving in Virginia is strict compared with the rest of the country. It is in your best interests to consult a Henrico VA Reckless Driving Attorney about your case. We dedicate our practice to this area of the law. The Code of Virginia prohibits reckless driving in various forms. There are laws from the most general law to more serious versions involving racing. An experienced Henrico County VA Reckless Driving Lawyer will present your best defense. 

Penalties For Reckless Driving Convictions

reckless driving in henrico is enforced throughout the countyReckless driving is a serious traffic offense with harsh penalties. In Virginia, reckless driving is a criminal misdemeanor offense just like a DUI. A reckless driving conviction can jeopardize your freedom, your career, your driving record, your automobile insurance and sometimes your employment. In Virginia, reckless driving convictions are permanent, cannot be expunged and remain on the DMV driving record for 11 years. Contact us today for a no obligation free initial consultation.

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

Reckless Driving can be punishable as follows:

  • Maximum 12 months in jail
  • Maximum $2,500 fine
  • Loss of driving privileges
  • Assessment of moving violation demerit points
  • Community Service
  • Driver Improvement Programs
  • Possible Employment Problems
  • Increased Automobile Insurance Rates

Experienced Henrico VA Reckless Driving Lawyer

henrico county reckless driving attorneys represent their clients before the henrico courtsOur attorneys have over 45 years of combined experience. Our law firm is recognized by various legal organizations for our superior legal ability. We also receive high marks for our ethical standards. We examine every case in detail and with care so that we best represent our client before the court. Interstates 95, 295 and 64 are heavily enforced in Henrico County. In the westend, the police patrol areas such as Glen Allen, Short Pump, Tuckahoe & Wyndham. On the easthend, law enforcement focus on Lakeside, Dumbarton, Highland Springs & Sandston. Our lawyers understand how reckless driving evidence is obtained and presented to the Court. This is important to mount a proper defense. Additionally, we also know what defenses work and those that do not work with the Henrico Judges. You can gain from our experience.

Henrico County Reckless Driving Speeding Attorneys

Henrico VA Reckless Driving Speeding Lawyers can help you if you have been accused of speeding in excess of 80 mphThe Virginia Reckless Driving Speeding law [Code 46.2-862] is a harsh reckless driving provision. Henrico County Police Officers and State Troopers patrol the interstates enforcing this law. Reckless driving occurs for when the motorist speeds 20 miles per hour or more above the speed limit. Additionally, the law is violated for driving faster than 80 miles per hour regardless of the speed limit. Our lawyers have the knowledge and expertise to present your best defense.

Henrico VA Reckless Driving Client Reviews

Everyone I worked with at Riley & Wells from the staff to the Attorney's were very professional, communicated well, and exceeded my expectations. I would highly recommend them for any traffic or non-traffic violations.

Great Results 5.0 stars Posted by Tom August 26, 2011 After being issued a citation for speeding going 75 MPH in a 55 MPH zone in July 2011 on I-95 North outside of Richmond I contemplated my options. I could either pay the fine or appear in traffic court and plead not guilty and take my chances with the outcome. Since the citation was issued in a highway safety corridor the fine would have been doubled. I had decided that I would appear in court and state my case and hope for my citation to be dismissed or at the very least reduced in severity. After doing some research on the traffic laws in Virginia I decided that if I appeared in court and represented myself I would indeed have a fool for a client. After doing some extensive research on traffic lawyers in the Richmond area I decided to contact Riley and Wells and discuss my citation. I had also received mail from numerous lawyers in that area wanting to represent me. I was impressed with the professionalism Riley and Wells displayed on their website as well as some of the testimonials from other people. After talking with Mr. Wells I felt that their firm was top notch. I cannot say enough just how pleased I am with the outcome they achieved for my case. Upon completion of a safe driving course and a small court cost my case will be dismissed. I could not recommend them more highly.

Jonathan Kibbey 2 months ago- My experience at Riley and Wells was excellent. My free consultation took place over the phone which was convenient but also very thorough. Mr. Riley took the time to listen to the details of my case, gave me an idea of what to expect in court, and advised me on what to do before going to ensure a better result. When my court date arrived Mr. Wells spoke with me briefly about the details and what he anticipated the result would be before meeting with the prosecutor. I ended up with all three charges, one of which was reckless driving dismissed! Thank you for a great experience.

Henrico VA Reckless Driving Passing a School Bus DISMISSED

Henrico County School Bus Case DISMISSED

Our Henrico reckless driving lawyers represented a client accused of passing a school bus. The school bus was travelling on a four lane highway when it stopped at a day care to pick up and drop off children. A police officer was in front of the day care with his police lights on and observed the entire event. Virginia code 46.2-859 legislates that this type of driving activity as reckless driving. Our lawyers had various arguments prepared to present to the Court that were successful. We convinced the Judge to enter an order that dismissed the case. Our client was happy to beat a reckless driving conviction. No loss of driving privileges with only a driver improvement program required.

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11/10/2015 | Updated 7/10/2019