Best Leesburg VA Reckless Driving Lawyer • 1400+ Client Reviews
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established law firm. Our lawyers specialize in defending reckless driving cases. We represent clients in Leesburg VA before the Loudoun General District Court. Our attorneys have over 60 years of collective reckless driving law experience. We are a “Best Law Firm” according to U.S. News & World Report. Our attorneys are routinely recognized by various legal organizations for superior legal ability and high ethical standards. CAUTION: A Leesburg VA reckless driving conviction will on average increase the automobile insurance premium by 73% or $1,046 EACH YEAR, according to Insurance.com
Experienced Reckless Driving Defense Attorneys Leesburg VA
Virginia has strict reckless driving laws. Reckless driving is a criminal misdemeanor. The most enforced reckless driving provision in Leesburg 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. The Town of Leesburg is the county seat of Loudoun County, VA. State Troopers & Deputy Sheriff’s aggressively patrol State Routes 15 & 7 and other highways in Leesburg. Let us review your case. We can help.
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Our lawyers are dedicated reckless driving defense attorneys. We 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 Leesburg VA Reckless Driving Attorney can present your best defense before the Loudoun County General District Court. We know how to best protect our clients.
Penalties for VA Reckless Driving Convictions
- 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
Leesburg VA Reckless Driving DISMISSED
Our reckless driving lawyers represented a client accused of reckless driving for driving too fast. In this case, we developed defenses to the police LIDAR device used to calculate speed. A plea of not guilty was entered. We were able to effectively cross examine the police officer who operated the LIDAR in this case and made the reckless driving allegation. We exposed the fact that the LIDAR 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 Court granted our motion to dismiss the case.
Reckless Driving 20+ mph Over The Limit NOT GUILTY
Our reckless driving lawyers defended a student who was charged with Reckless Driving for driving 20+ mph over the speed limit on Route 7. Traffic along Route 7 in Leesburg is often congested as the town is a suburban community to commuters to Washington, D.C.. We were able to present compelling evidence and arguments to persuade the Court to take the case under advisement and to eventually find our client NOT GUILTY of the allegation.
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4/25/2023 | Updated 6/26/2023