Salem VA Reckless Driving Lawyer
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established law firm. Our lawyers specialize in reckless driving defense. We represent clients before the Salem General District Court. Our attorneys have over 45 years of collective reckless driving law experience. We are a “Best Law Firm” according to U.S. News & World Report. Our lawyers are routinely recognized by various legal organizations for superior legal ability and high ethical standards.
CAUTION: A Salem 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 Defense Attorneys Salem VA
Virginia has strict reckless driving laws. Reckless driving is a criminal misdemeanor offense. The most enforced reckless driving law in Salem VA is the excessive speed law pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-862. This law criminalizes speeding 20 mph over the posted limit or driving faster than 85 mph. The City of Salem VA is along the I-81 corridor. Salem Police & State Troopers aggressively patrol Interstate 81 and state highways in Salem VA including Route 460. Let us review your case. We can help.
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Our trial lawyers are dedicated to defending reckless driving allegations. We are leaders in this practice area with a deep bench of experience from lecturing other lawyers 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 Salem VA Reckless Driving Attorney can present your best defense before the Salem General District Court. We know how to best protect our clients.
Penalties for Reckless Driving Convictions in Salem 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
Salem VA Reckless Driving DISMISSED
Our Salem VA reckless driving attorneys represented a client who was charged with reckless driving for driving too fast. In this case, we developed defenses to the police RADAR device used to calculate speed. A plea of not guilty was entered. We were able to effectively cross examine the police officer who operated the RADAR in this case and made the reckless driving allegation. We exposed the fact 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 Judge granted our motion to dismiss the case.
Salem VA Reckless Driving 90+ mph NOT GUILTY
Our Salem VA reckless driving attorneys defended a college student who was charged with Reckless Driving for driving in excess of 90 miles per hour on Interstate 81. There are approximately 29 colleges and universities along the I-81 corridor. At least half of all Virginia college students and their families use I-81. We presented compelling evidence and arguments to persuade the Salem General District Court to take the case under advisement and to eventually find our client NOT GUILTY of the allegation.
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