Virginia is one of the strictest states in the Country for its Reckless Driving laws. The Hopewell Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to enforcing the reckless driving laws on Interstate 295. Excessive speed can quickly escalate into a criminal reckless driving offense. A reckless driving conviction can negatively affect you in many ways. Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is a local Hopewell VA law firm that defends these cases before the Hopewell General District Court every week. Our lawyers have over 45 years of collective reckless driving law experience. Let us review your case. You can benefit from our experience.
CAUTION: A Hopewell VA reckless driving conviction will on average increase the automobile insurance premium by 73% or $1,046 EACH YEAR, according to Insurance.com
Reckless Driving Lawyers Hopewell VA
Motorists who are serious about their future and driving privileges seek professional representation. Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law has been recognized as a “Best Law Firm” for criminal & traffic law defense by U.S. News & World Report. Our law firm is also rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell for superior legal ability and high ethical standards. Our lawyers have the necessary experience and local knowledge to best defend your Hopewell VA reckless driving case.
Hopewell Virginia Reckless Driving Attorney Client Reviews
Mr. Dean was my attorney for a reckless driving charge, he was able to talk them down to dismissing the case after driving school, overall very satisfied with his performance.
00:25 15 Oct 20
I was alleged of 92 in 70 criminal reckless driving. Mr. Wells defended my case in Emporia and got it ruled as defective equipment just like he told me he would attempt to do. There are definitely cheaper options, but I live out of state about 7 hours from Emporia and I value my time heavily so I didn't mind paying for him to show up for me to defend the case with his great track record. Would recommend.
18:06 10 Oct 20
I was charged with a criminal reckless driving offense in Virginia when I was driving by, I was scared and it felt like my world was coming to end, someome recommended this firm and I decided to try them out, they reduced my offense from a criminal conviction to a defective equipment, non moving ticket, which is almost like a dismissed case cos it carrys no point and doesn't affect my driving record or increase my insurance.. So it was a let off for me and I can once again drive around with my clean record still intact... Am glad I chose them to represent me.. Thank you for all you do
16:19 26 Sep 20
They were able to get me off a reckless driving charge completely (I hate Virginia.) Pretty easy on my end; I didnt even have to go to court. Overall an amazing experience, i highly recommend!
02:56 19 Aug 20
They helped me effectively dismiss a reckless driving ticket. Super easy to work with and I definitely got my moneys worth. I do recommend them.
00:31 26 Jun 20
Virginia Reckless Driving Penalties – City of Hopewell
Maximum 12 months in jail
Maximum $2,500 fine
Loss of driving privileges
Driver Improvement Programs
Potential Employment Problems
Increased Automobile Insurance Rates
Permanent criminal record
Hopewell VA Reckless Driving Speeding Attorneys
The Virginia Reckless Driving Speeding law pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-862 is the most enforced reckless driving provision in Hopewell. Driving 20 mph or more above the speed limit OR in excess of 85 mph is reckless driving. The speed limit on I295 in Hopewell VA is 70 mph. A motorist can be convicted of Reckless Driving for driving 16 mph over the limit on Interstate 295. Many of our clients find themselves in this predicament. Our lawyers have the expertise to select the best defenses and arguments for your case.
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law Can Defend Any Hopewell VA Reckless Driving Case
46.2-852 General rule
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
46.2-858 Passing at a railroad crossing
46.2-858 Passing a school bus
46.2-860 Failing to give proper signals
46.2-861 Driving too fast conditions
46.2-861.1 Failure to “Move Over” or Yield to Stationary Emergency Vehicle
46.2-863 Failure to yield right-of-way
46.2-864 Recklessness on parking lots, etc
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
46.2-869 Improper driving
Hopewell VA Reckless Driving 98/70 REDUCED
Hopewell VA Reckless Driving 98/70 mph REDUCED
Our Hopewell Reckless Driving Attorneys represented a client who was pulled over on Interstate 295 by a Hopewell Deputy Sheriff for reckless driving in violation of Va. Code 46.2-862 due to speed evidence that our client was traveling 98 miles per hour. Our client feared being convicted of a misdemeanor offense, which would have significantly affected his security clearance. Our attorneys prepared a defense strategy and arguments that we believed would convince the Court to reduce our client’s allegations. We were right. We persuaded the Judge to significantly reduce the misdemeanor reckless driving at a speed of 98 miles per hour to the lesser offense of improper driving. Improper driving is not a misdemeanor, but a mere traffic infraction.
Hopewell VA Reckless Driving Attorney Client Reviews
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