The speed limit is aggressively enforced in Emporia VA. Interstate 95 & Route 58 both run through the heart of Emporia and are heavily patrolled by the Virginia State Troopers, Emporia Police & Greensville County Deputy Sheriff’s. Virginia is strict on speeding. The Emporia police authorities do not give much leeway when it comes to issuing a speeding ticket so do not expect to “talk” your way out of a speeding ticket if pulled over. In fact, an Emporia VA Speeding Ticket is probably the most common type of traffic violation in Emporia Virginia. A conviction for speeding violation can negatively affect you as follows:
Loss of driving privileges depending on speed and prior convictions
Jail sentence if reckless driving speeding
Speeding Ticket Defense Attorneys Emporia VA
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is a prestigious local law firm that has amassed over 40 collective years of combined speeding ticket traffic law experience. Our attorneys are routinely recognized by various legal entities for our superior legal ability and high ethical standards. Motorists who are serious about protecting their driving records and driving privileges require a professional Emporia VA Speeding Ticket Lawyer.
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Emporia VA Reckless Driving Speeding Ticket Attorneys
The most serious type of Emporia Speeding Ticket and the one that probably gets the most attention from motorists is the Reckless Driving Speeding Ticket while traveling on Interstate 95. In Virginia, the state law says that a person shall be guilty of reckless driving for driving a motor vehicle at a speed in excess of 80 miles per hour regardless of the speed limit pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-862. It can be hard to believe, especially for licensed driver’s from other states, but you can be convicted of reckless driving – a misdemeanor – for speeding 11 miles an hour over the posted speed limit, which on Interstate 95 in Emporia is 70 miles per hour. We defend this type of speeding ticket in the Emporia VA courts every week and know how to best protect our clients. 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 each case and use every resource the law allows to secure our client’s the best possible outcome under the law.
An Emporia Virginia Speeding Ticket may be charged as follows:
46.2-872 Maximum Speed Limits for Vehicles Under Special Permits
46.2-873 Speeding in a School Zone or at a School Crossing
46.2-873.1 Maximum Speed Limit on Nonsurface Treated Highways
46.2-873.2 Maximum Speed Limit on Rural Rustic Roads
46.2-874 Speeding in a Business or Residential District
46.2-875 Maximum Speed Limit on Certain Other Highways
46.2-877 Minimum Speed Limits (Impeding the Flow of Traffic)
46.2-878 Authority to Change Speed Limits
46.2-878.1 Speeding in a Highway Work Zone
46.2-878.2 Maximum Speed Limits in Certain Residential Districts
46.2-881 Speeding on Bridges, Tunnels and Interstates
46.2-947 Speeding Within Highway Safety Corridor
Traffic Court Representation for Emporia VA Speeding Tickets
Some people don’t think they need an Emporia VA Speeding Ticket Attorney to assist them with their speeding ticket. This may be true in certain instances, but a our lawyers can insure that your rights are protected, that you are not intimidated in the courtroom and that you increase your chances of securing a better result than you would be able to obtain for yourself, with fewer points, a lower fine and less hassle. We will examine and analyze your case and use proven strategies to best defend your particular situation. Increase your chances of successfully dealing with your Emporia VA speeding ticket by contacting us today for a free initial consultation.
The Virginia State Troopers, Emporia Police Officers & Deputy Sheriffs who issue speeding tickets in Emporia VA usually calculate the speed evidence accurately and can often prove their case at trial. Accordingly, we often find it in the best interests of our clients to use proven advocacy techniques that protect our clients even when the evidence is sufficient to prove the allegation. However, that is not always possible, due to either allegations of extremely high speeds, cases involving poor driving records, or other various incidents or aggravating factors that may block such a resolution. In those situations, you will need an accomplished Emporia VA Speeding Ticket Lawyer to fight your speeding ticket and challenge the prosecution’s evidence. We have a clear understanding of Virginia speeding laws, traffic court procedures, procedural and technical defenses, and law enforcement methods of detecting speed such as: RADAR, LIDAR, VASCAR, Aerial Speed Measurement, and use of a police vehicle with a calibrated speedometer.