Top Rated Roanoke VA Traffic Lawyer • 1400+ Client Reviews
Virginia law classifies traffic violations into 3 categories: felony, misdemeanor, and minor traffic infraction violations. Virginia State Troopers & Roanoke, law enforcement officers strictly enforce these traffic laws. Do not expect to get a warning. Interstates 81 and 581 & Route 460 in Roanoke, VA is the primary highways targeted by law enforcement for traffic violations. Out-of-state drivers need representation in Roanoke VA for their traffic case. We can sometimes represent clients without them having to appear in court.
CAUTION: Convictions for traffic violations can increase the automobile insurance premium by as much as 79%, according to a study conducted by Insurance.com
Experienced Traffic Law Attorneys For Roanoke VA Cases
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established law firm. We have been recognized as a “Best Law Firm” by U.S. News & World Report. Our lawyers specialize in defending traffic cases and possess over 60 years of combined experience. We represent clients before the Roanoke General District Court. Our lawyers are experienced traffic law practitioners routinely recognized for legal excellence and the highest ethical standards. We will examine your case and determine the best way to defend your case. Our goal is simple: secure the best possible result!
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Penalties For VA Traffic Violation Convictions
- Maximum fine of $2,500
- Loss of driving privileges
- Moving violation demerit points
- Increased automobile insurance premiums
- Employment issues
Exceptional Traffic Court Representation Roanoke VA
In Virginia, every traffic case goes before the Judge on the trial date. The defendant motorist must either retain a Roanoke VA traffic attorney for representation or the motorist must appear in traffic court to defend the case and battle the prosecutor alone. Traffic cases are prosecuted by the Commonwealth Attorney. Evidence and arguments are presented to the Judge. Do not plead guilty or pre-pay a traffic ticket without first consulting an attorney. In some instances, your traffic ticket may actually be a misdemeanor criminal offense. Let us review your case. We can help!
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law Defend Roanoke VA Traffic Cases
- Habitual offender
- Eluding the police
- Hit & Run
- No valid driver’s license
- No automobile insurance
- Suspended driver’s license
- Fail to yield emergency vehicle
- License restoration
- Reckless driving
- Moving violations
- Fail to move over
- Out-of-state drivers
- Speeding ticket
- Handheld cellphone use while driving
Failure to Move Over for a Stationary Vehicle is a Traffic Violation
Virginia code 46.2-861.1 requires the driver of any motor vehicle to “move over” when passing a stationary vehicle under certain traffic conditions. A violation of this law can be considered reckless driving, which is a criminal misdemeanor in some cases. If you have been accused of violating this law then you need to consult an attorney before appearing in the Roanoke General District Court.
Roanoke VA I-81 Reckless Driving REDUCED to No Points
Our traffic lawyers defended a client from New York accused of criminal misdemeanor reckless driving for driving too fast on I-81. A criminal misdemeanor conviction would have drastic consequences. We were able to convince the Judge to find our client, NOT GUILTY. Unfortunately, the Judge was unwilling to dismiss the entire case. However, we convinced the Judge to reduce the matter to the lowest offense possible, called defective equipment. This is a minor no-points traffic infraction.
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8/25/2021 | Updated 5/1/2023