Newport News VA Reckless Driving Lawyer
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established law firm. Our lawyers specialize in defending reckless driving cases. We represent clients in the Newport News General District Court. 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 attorneys are routinely recognized by various legal organizations for superior legal ability and high ethical standards.
CAUTION: A Newport News 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 Newport News VA
Virginia has strict reckless driving laws. Reckless driving is a criminal misdemeanor. The most enforced reckless driving provision in Newport News VA is the excessive speed provision pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-862. This law criminalizes speeding 20 mph over the posted limit. The City of Newport News VA is along the I-64 corridor. Newport News Police & State Troopers aggressively patrol Interstates 64 & 664 and other state highways in Newport News including Route 60. Let us review your case. We can help.
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Our lawyers are dedicated reckless driving defense lawyers. 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 Newport News VA Reckless Driving Attorney can present your best defense before the Newport News General District Court. We know how to best protect our clients.
Penalties for Reckless Driving Convictions in Newport News 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
Newport News VA Reckless Driving DISMISSED
Our Newport News VA reckless driving lawyers represented a client accused of reckless driving excessive speed. In this case, we developed defenses to the RADAR device used by police to calculate speed. A plea of not guilty was entered. We were able to effectively cross examine the police officer 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 Court granted our motion to dismiss the case.
Newport News VA Reckless Driving 80+ mph NOT GUILTY
Our Newport News VA reckless driving lawyers represented a student who was charged with Reckless Driving for driving over 80 miles per hour on Interstate 64. There are several colleges and universities located along the I-64 corridor. Many college students and their families use I-64. 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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