Rockingham County VA Reckless Driving Lawyer
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is a prominent law firm. Our lawyers defend reckless driving cases in the Rockingham County General District Court. 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 Rockingham 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 Rockingham County VA
Virginia has strict reckless driving laws. Reckless driving is a criminal misdemeanor offense. The most enforced reckless driving provision in Rockingham County 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 county to include Harrisonburg, Massanutten, Dayton & Bridgewater. We can successfully defend your case. Let us review your case. We can help!
Top Rated Rockingham County VA Reckless Driving Defense Lawyers
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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 Rockingham VA Reckless Driving Attorney can present your best defense before the Rockingham General District Court. We know how to best protect our clients.
Penalties for Reckless Driving Convictions in Rockingham 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
Rockingham County Reckless Driving DISMISSED
Our Rockingham County VA reckless driving lawyer represented a client accused of reckless driving for excessive speed. During the trial, we developed defenses to the particular RADAR device used to calculate the speed evidence. A plea of not guilty was entered and the trial commenced. We were able to effectively cross examine the police officer who operated the RADAR and made the reckless driving allegation. We were able to prove 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.
Rockingham County Reckless Driving 90+ mph NOT GUILTY
Our Rockingham County reckless driving lawyer represented a college student who was charged with 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 college students and their families use the I-81 corridor. We prevailed with our arguments and convinced the Judge to find our client not guilty of reckless driving. Our client avoided a criminal misdemeanor conviction.
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8/22/2021 | Updated 5/1/2023
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