Effective Speeding Ticket Lawyer Richmond VA
The law enforcement community in Richmond VA consists of several police departments, all of which regularly issue speeding tickets. In fact, a Richmond VA Speeding Ticket is probably the most common type of traffic violation in Richmond VA. Some people don’t think they need an Richmond VA Speeding Ticket Lawyer to assist them with their speeding ticket. This may be true in certain instances, but a skilled attorney can insure that your rights are protected, that you are not intimidated in the courtroom and that you increase your chances of securing a better result than you would be able to obtain for yourself, with fewer points, a lower fine and less hassle. We will examine and analyze your case and use proven strategies to best defend your particular situation. Increase your chances of successfully dealing with your Richmond VA speeding ticket by contacting us today for a free initial consultation.
A speeding ticket conviction can negatively affect you in many ways as follows:
- Excessive fines and court costs
- Increased automobile insurance premiums
- Assessment of DMV demerit points
- Loss of driving privileges depending on speed or prior convictions
Richmond VA Speeding Ticket Attorney Client Review
Speeding Ticket Defense Attorneys Richmond VA
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is a prestigious local law firm that dedicates its traffic law practice to defending speed related cases. Our lawyers have accumulated over 45 years of collective traffic law experience and are routinely recognized by the legal community for excellence in legal ability and the highest of ethical standards. We are the Richmond VA Speeding Ticket Lawyers that serious clients who want representing them.
A Richmond Speeding Ticket may be charged as follows:
•46.2-862 Reckless Driving – Speeding
•46.2-871 Maximum Speed Limit for School Buses
•46.2-872 Maximum Speed Limits for Vehicles Under Special Permits
•46.2-873 Speeding in a School Zone or at a School Crossing
•46.2-873.1 Maximum Speed Limit on Nonsurface Treated Highways
•46.2-873.2 Maximum Speed Limit on Rural Rustic Roads
•46.2-874 Speeding in a Business or Residential District
•46.2-875 Maximum Speed Limit on Certain Other Highways
•46.2-877 Minimum Speed Limits (Impeding the Flow of Traffic)
•46.2-878 Authority to Change Speed Limits
•46.2-878.1 Speeding in a Highway Work Zone
•46.2-878.2 Maximum Speed Limits in Certain Residential Districts
•46.2-881 Speeding on Bridges, Tunnels and Interstates
•46.2-947 Speeding Within Highway Safety Corridor
Richmond Reckless Driving Speeding Ticket DISMISSED Case Result
Our Richmond Reckless Driving Lawyers represent clients every week in the Richmond General District Court’s Traffic Division. In this case, our client was from Mechanicsville and was stopped by a Virginia State Trooper for speeding on Chippenham Parkway. The State Trooper alleged our client was travelling at a speed on 77 miles per hour in a 55 mile per hour speed zone. Our attorneys appeared before the Traffic Court and were prepared to argue the case. After negotiating the case with the Court and the prosecution, we were able to have our client’s reckless driving speeding ticket completely dismissed. Our client avoided a criminal misdemeanor conviction and protected the driving record and automobile insurance policy.
Richmond VA Reckless Driving Speeding Ticket Attorneys
The most serious type of Richmond VA speeding ticket is the reckless driving speeding ticket. Virginia law states that a person shall be guilty of reckless driving for driving a motor vehicle at a speed of 20 miles per hour or more above the speed limit pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-862. As a matter of fact, this law is perhaps the most frequently enforced reckless driving provision, and is frequently enforced by Virginia State Troopers, Richmond Police & VCU Police patrolling Interstate 95, as well as throughout Richmond. We defend this type of speeding ticket in Richmond VA courts every week and 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.
Traffic Court Representation for Richmond VA Speeding Cases
The Virginia State Troopers & Richmond Police who issue speeding tickets in Richmond VA usually calculate your speed accurately and can often prove their case at trial. Accordingly, we often find it in the best interests of our clients to negotiate or plea bargain your case to achieve the best possible result. However, that is not always possible, due to either allegations of extremely high speeds, cases involving poor driving records, or other various incidents that may block such a resolution.
In those situations, you will need an accomplished Richmond VA Speeding Ticket Lawyer to fight your speeding ticket and challenge the evidence against you. We have a clear understanding of Virginia speeding laws, traffic court procedures, procedural and technical defenses, and law enforcement methods of detecting speed such as: RADAR, LIDAR, VASCAR, Aerial Speed Measurement, and use of a police vehicle with a calibrated speedometer.
Let us review YOUR case. We can help!
By Mitch Wells 11/10/2015 | Updated 4/30/2018