The Hanover Courts are strict about reckless driving. If you have been ticketed or arrested for Reckless Driving in Hanover County VA, then you need an experienced Hanover VA Reckless Driving Lawyer. In fact,a motorist can be convicted of Reckless Driving for speeding as little as 11 miles per hour over the limit if the speed allegation is 81 miles per hour in a 70 mile per hour speed zone. A conviction for Reckless Driving can severely jeopardize your freedom, your career, and your driving record.
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 Hanover County
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is a local Hanover VA law firm. Our lawyers have accumulated over 45 years of combined reckless driving law experience. We are recognized for superior legal ability and high ethical standards. Our attorneys will examine your case, deploy successful strategies during our representation, and use every resource the law allows to secure the best possible outcome.We are skilled Hanover VA Reckless Driving Lawyers with a successful record of professional representation.
Hanover County VA Reckless Driving Client Reviews
Riley and wells went above and beyond my expectations in resolving my case. I jope i dont need a lawyer again in the future, but should i need representation, riley and wells will have my business. I couldn't be more satisfied. Thank you!
16:36 24 Jun 19
Riley & Wells, handled a reckless driving case for my daughter. During the phone consult, they answered all of our questions and explained what we should expect, tjrougthro the process. The result was a reduction to faulty equipment and a fine. Top notch firm and great results!
17:37 07 Feb 19
Great experience with Riley and Wells handling a reckless driving ticket (83mph in a 70mph zone). Being from out of state, I didn't realize Virginia handled certain speeds differently than a simple moving violation. They walked me through what was needed and got a favorable outcome from the court appearance.
18:51 21 Dec 18
Virginia Reckless Driving Penalties – Hanover County
Maximum 12 months in jail
Maximum $2,500 fine
Loss of driving privileges
Driver improvement programs
Potential employment issues
Increased automobile insurance rates
Permanent criminal record
Hanover County Reckless Driving Speeding Attorneys
The Reckless Driving Speeding law pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-862 is the most enforced reckless driving law. State Troopers patrol Interstates 95 & 295 in Hanover County. The law states that driving 20 mph or more above the speed limit OR in excess of 80 mph is reckless driving.We defend this type of case in the Hanover 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 your best defenses.
Reckless Driving Accident Defense Attorneys Hanover VA
Hanover County VA Reckless Driving Speeding Ticket
Reckless Driving in Hanover County VA is also charged and prosecuted pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-852 & Va. Code 46.2-853. These laws state that fail to maintain proper control of a vehicle on any highway and driving on any highway in a manner that endangers life, limb, or property is considered reckless driving. State Troopers and Deputy Sheriffs will typically make this allegation in cases involving motor vehicle crashes or accidents. If you have been involved in an accident and charged with reckless driving, then you need to contact an experienced Hanover VA Reckless Driving Attorney who knows how to best defend this type of allegation.
Hanover VA Reckless Driving Racing
A race between two or more motor vehicles on the highways in Hanover County VA is a violation of the reckless driving law pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-865. The penalties for a reckless driving racing conviction can be much more severe than a conviction for reckless driving under the other Virginia reckless driving law sections. If you have been involved in a racing incident and charged with reckless driving-racing, then you need to immediately contact an experienced Hanover County VA Reckless Driving Lawyer.
Racing is a Form of Reckless Driving in Hanover VA
A conviction under the reckless driving racing law must show proof beyond reasonable doubt that two or more individuals were in fact, engaged in a race. In most cases, the State Trooper or Deputy Sheriff who observed the driving will seek to establish this element by getting the driver to admit involvement in a race, which would be admissible evidence in a trial. If there are no admissions made by the driver, then the court must hear testimony of observations suggesting a race.
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law Can Defend Any Hanover Reckless Driving Case
46.2-852 General rule
46.2-853 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 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 Fail to “Move Over” or yield to stationary emergency vehicle