Best Powhatan County VA Reckless Driving Lawyers • 1400+ Reviews
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an experienced law firm. We specialize in defending reckless driving cases and have over 60 years of collective reckless driving law experience. Our trial lawyers have been recognized for superior legal ability and the highest ethical standards. We can help you with your Powhatan County VA reckless driving case. Do NOT plead guilty without first consulting an attorney. The consequences can be devastating. Do not miss an opportunity to defend yourself! Let us review your case.
CAUTION: A Powhatan County 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
Reckless Driving is a Criminal Offense in Virginia
Reckless Driving in Virginia is a criminal misdemeanor offense. Violations of this law carry strict penalties if convicted. Most of our clients are good people who simply made a mistake. Our clients are serious about protecting their freedom & driving privileges. Other concerns include employment, professional licensing and automobile insurance policies. Virginians and residents from out of state need a dedicated professional advocate. We represent Virginia drivers and out-of-state clients before the Powhatan County General District Court.
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Reckless Driving on Route 288 in Powhatan County VA
State Route 288 runs through Powhatan County VA. Several motorists get pulled over for driving too fast on this stretch of highway. Our reckless driving lawyers will examine your case and use proven strategies to successfully defend you. We use every resource the law allows to best protect our client. We zealously advocate for every client. We are diligent and fight for our clients to achieve the best result.
VA Reckless Driving Speeding Law is Enforced in Powhatan County
Powhatan County enforces the reckless driving excessive speed law. Va. Code 46.2-862 is the most enforced reckless driving provision by State Troopers & Powhatan County Deputy Sheriffs. In Powhatan County, most of the enforcement occurs on Route 288 & Route 60. Virginia law states that a driver is guilty of reckless driving for driving faster than 85 mph or 20 miles per hour or more above the speed limit.
Penalties For Virginia Reckless Driving Convictions
- Maximum fine of $2,500
- Permanent Virginia criminal misdemeanor conviction
- Increased automobile insurance premiums
- Potential loss of employment or employment opportunities
- Suspension of driving privileges
A Powhatan VA Reckless Driving Ticket is NOT an Automatic Conviction
A reckless driving criminal conviction can negatively affect you in many ways. However, a Virginia Uniform Summons or ticket is NOT a conviction. Our reckless driving defense lawyers defend this type of allegation in the Powhatan County General District Court. You can benefit from our experience. We know how to best protect our clients. The facts of each case can vary. Our knowledge, expertise, and experience helps us to select the best defense for your case. We diligently prepare arguments for your particular circumstances.
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law Defend Powhatan County VA Reckless Driving Cases
- 46.2-852 – General rule
- 46.2-853 – Fail to maintain control; brakes
- 46.2-854 – Passing on grade or curve
- 46.2-855 – View obstructed/control impaired
- 46.2-856 – Passing two vehicles abreast
- 46.2-857 – Driving two abreast
- 46.2-863 – Failure to yield
- 46.2-864 – Parking lots
- 46.2-865 – Racing
- 46.2-865.1 – Injury or death while racing
- 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 – Failure to “Move Over” or Yield to Stationary Emergency Vehicle
- 46.2-862 – Excessive speeding
- 46.2-866 – Racing; aiders or abettors
- 46.2-867 – Racing
- 46.2-868.1 – Aggressive driving
- 46.2-869 – Improper driving
Reckless Driving Defense REDUCES Case to Defective Equipment
In many instances, our lawyers can convince the Judge to find our client NOT GUILTY of criminal misdemeanor reckless driving. If the Judge will not completely dismiss the case, then a defective equipment disposition is the next best result. Defective equipment is a minor no points traffic infraction. A common example is operating a motor vehicle with a broken headlight. The only negative impact is a small fine.
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4/21/2023 | Updated 6/26/2023