Best Roanoke VA Reckless Driving Lawyer • 1400+ Client Reviews
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is a prominent law firm. Our lawyers defend reckless driving cases in the Roanoke General District Courts. Our lawyers possess over 60 years of collective reckless driving law experience. We are recognized as a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report. Our attorneys are routinely recognized by various legal organizations for superior legal ability and high ethical standards. We believe that clients benefit from lawyers who specialize.
CAUTION: A Roanoke 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 Attorneys Roanoke VA
Virginia has strict reckless driving laws. Reckless driving is a criminal misdemeanor offense. The most enforced reckless driving provision in Roanoke, VA is the excessive speed provision pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-862. This law criminalizes driving 20 mph over the posted limit or driving faster than 85 mph. State Troopers and local law enforcement aggressively patrol Interstate 81 and the rest of the community, including Vinton, Cave Spring, Glenvar & Hollins. We can successfully defend your case. Let us review your case. We can help!
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Our attorneys 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 Roanoke VA Reckless Driving Attorney can present your best defense before the Roanoke General District Courts. We know how to protect our clients best.
Penalties for Reckless Driving Convictions in Roanoke 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
Roanoke VA Reckless Driving DISMISSED
Our Roanoke, VA, reckless driving attorneys defended a client who was driving fast and was accused of reckless driving for excessive speed. We presented arguments regarding the RADAR device used to calculate the speed evidence during the trial. A plea of not guilty was entered, and the trial commenced. We could effectively cross-examine the deputy sheriff who operated the RADAR and made the reckless driving allegation. We proved 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.
Reckless Driving 90+ mph NOT GUILTY Roanoke VA District Court
Our Roanoke, VA, reckless driving lawyers represented a university student accused of Reckless Driving for driving faster than 90 mph on Interstate 81. Approximately 29 colleges and universities are located along the I-81 corridor. Almost half of all Virginia university students and their families use the I-81 corridor. We prevailed with our defense strategy and convinced the Judge to find our client not guilty of reckless driving. Our client avoided a criminal misdemeanor conviction.
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8/25/2021 | Updated 5/1/2023