Emporia VA Reckless Driving Lawyer
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is a prestigious local law firm that is dedicated to defending clients accused of reckless driving in Emporia, VA. Our law firm has accumulated over 45 years of combined reckless driving traffic law experience and are routinely recognized by various legal organizations for our superior legal ability and high ethical standards. Motorists who are serious about their driving privileges and freedom desire to have skilled Emporia VA Reckless Driving Lawyers representing them.
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
Experienced Reckless Driving Defense Attorneys Emporia VA
If you have been accused of Reckless Driving in Emporia VA, then it would be in your best interests to seek an experienced Emporia VA Reckless Driving Lawyer. Some folks do not think they need an attorney to help them defend their reckless driving case. That may be true in some instances, but a Class 1 misdemeanor criminal offense is not a minor traffic ticket. NOTE: The Virginia Reckless Driving law is one of the strictest in the nation. Reckless Driving in the Commonwealth of Virginia is punishable as follows:
- Maximum 12 months in jail
- Maximum $2,500 fine
- Loss of driving privileges
- Increased automobile insurance premiums
- Assessment of moving violation demerit points
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Emporia VA Reckless Driving Speeding Attorneys
The Virginia Reckless Driving Speeding law pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-862 is perhaps the most enforced reckless driving provision in Emporia VA, and is frequently enforced by Virginia State Troopers and Emporia Police patrolling Interstates 95 and Route 58 in Emporia VA. In fact, a motorist can be convicted of criminal misdemeanor Reckless Driving for speeding as little as 16 miles per hour over the limit if the speed evidence is 86 miles per hour in a 70 mile per hour speed zone.
Representation For Reckless Driving Speeding Interstate 95 Emporia VA
Our Emporia VA reckless driving lawyers defend these cases in the Emporia Court every week. Most cases originate from traffic stops on Interstate 95 and Route 58. The facts of each case can vary, but we have the knowledge and expertise to select the best defenses and arguments for your particular circumstances. We examine every case in detail and meticulously prepare every client file for trial. Our lawyers specialize in reckless driving defense and are very familiar with the local Judges.
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law Defends All Types of Reckless Driving Cases
- 46.2-852 General rule
- 46.2-853 Not under control;faulty brakes
- 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
- 46.2-858 Passing at railroad crossing
- 46.2-859 Passing a stopped school bus
- 46.2-860 Failing to give proper signals
- 46.2-869 Improper Driving
- 46.2-861 Driving too fast conditions
- 46.2-861.1 Failure to “Move Over” or Yield Stationary Emergency Vehicle
- 46.2-862 Excess speed
- 46.2-863 Failure to yield
- 46.2-864 Reckless Driving on parking lots
- 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
Reckless Driving Speeding 20 plus over the speed limit DISMISSED
Many speed cases involve RADAR evidence. Our reckless driving attorneys have extensive knowledge of how RADAR works and how to effectively cross examine a RADAR operator. In this case, we were able to effectively cross examine the police officer who operated the RADAR and issued the reckless driving ticket in Emporia VA. We exposed the fact that 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.
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11/10/2015 | Updated 9/14/2020