New Kent County VA Reckless Driving Lawyer

A Best Law Firm for Virginia Criminal Law and Traffic Defense Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established local New Kent VA law firm. Our lawyers defend reckless driving allegations in the New Kent County VA courts every week. Our attorneys have over 45 years of collective reckless driving law experience. We are a “Best Law Firm” according to U.S. News & World Report. Our lawyers are routinely recognized by various legal organizations for superior legal ability and high ethical standards. We believe that clients benefit from local attorneys who specialize.

CAUTION: A New Kent VA reckless driving conviction will on average increase the automobile insurance premium by 73% or $1,046 EACH YEAR, according to

Experienced Reckless Driving Defense Attorneys New Kent VA

our new kent va reckless driving lawyers represent clients in the new kent county courthouse Virginia has strict reckless driving laws. Reckless driving is a criminal misdemeanor. The most enforced reckless driving provision in New Kent County VA is the excessive speed provision pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-862. This law criminalizes speeding 20 mph over the posted limit or driving faster than 85 mph. State Troopers aggressively patrol Interstate 64 and Routes 60 & 249 in New Kent VA. Deputy Sheriffs patrol the county to include Quinton, Providence Forge & Lanexa. We defend these cases every week.

New Kent VA Reckless Driving Defense Lawyer Client Reviews

Dale Harris
Dale Harris
01:55 26 Nov 21
Trust and integrity is simply the watch words for Riley & Wells. I live in NC and needed legal help in the state of Virginia. I called Riley & Wells and they handled all of my legal matters above and beyond any set standards. Everyone I spoke to on the phone or in email treated with the upmost respect. They took care of my legal issues to highest level of my satisfaction without me needing to travel back to VA. They are truly the best legal team that I have ever met. If you need a total professional legal team with super and affordable prices please call Riley & Wells.

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Interstate 64 through New Kent County and Route 60 is where the reckless driving law are most aggressively enforced


Our attorneys have dedicated their careers to defending reckless driving cases. Our lawyers are leaders in this practice area with a deep bench of experience from lecturing other attorneys about the status of the law at Virginia Trial Lawyers Association conventions to being a former Virginia State Trooper. You can benefit from our experience. An experienced New Kent VA Reckless Driving Attorney can present your best defense before the New Kent Courts. We 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.  

Penalties for Reckless Driving Convictions in New Kent VA

  • Maximum 12 months in jail
  • Maximum $2,500 fine
  • Loss of driving privileges
  • Moving violation demerit points

  • Increased automobile insurance rates
  • Community service
  • Driver improvement programs
  • Possible employment problems

New Kent Reckless Driving DISMISSED on the merits

New Kent County VA Reckless Driving case dismissed

NEW KENT COUNTY Reckless Driving Dismissed

Our New Kent County VA reckless driving attorneys represented a client accused of reckless driving for excessive speed. In this case, we developed defenses to the particular RADAR device used to calculate our client’s speed. A not guilty plea was entered and the trial commenced. We were able to effectively cross examine the deputy sheriff who operated the RADAR in this case and made the reckless driving allegation. 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. The Judge granted our motion to dismiss the case.

New Kent County Reckless Driving 99 mph REDUCED

Speeding in excess of 80 miles an hour is a violation of the New Kent reckless driving lawOur New Kent Reckless Driving Attorneys represented a College of William & Mary student who was charged with Reckless Driving Speeding 99 miles per hour on Interstate 64. We were able to present compelling evidence and arguments to persuade the Court and Commonwealth Attorney to take the case under advisement to eventually significantly reduce the allegation. We prevailed and our client was found not guilty of reckless driving. Our client avoided a life changing misdemeanor criminal conviction.

New Kent County Reckless Driving Client Review

A motorist charged with reckless driving in New Kent County highly recommends Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law for representation

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11/10/2015 | Updated 9/14/2020