Southampton County VA Reckless Driving Lawyer
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established Southampton County VA law firm. Our lawyers defend reckless driving allegations in the Southampton County 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 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 Southampton 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 Southampton VA
Virginia has strict reckless driving laws. Reckless driving is a criminal misdemeanor. The most enforced reckless driving provision in Southampton County VA is the excessive speed provision pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-862. This law criminalizes driving 20 mph or more over the posted limit. State Troopers aggressively patrol Routes 460 & 58 and other state highways in Southampton VA. Deputy Sheriffs patrol the county to include Courtland, Ivor & Branchville. We can successfully defend your case.
Southampton VA Reckless Driving Defense Lawyer Client Reviews
Experience Matters – Retain a Recognized Professional
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 Southampton VA Reckless Driving Attorney can present your best defense before the Southampton Courts. We know how to best protect our clients.
Penalties for Reckless Driving Convictions in Southampton 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
Southampton County VA Reckless Driving DISMISSED
Our Southampton County VA reckless driving lawyers represented a client accused of reckless driving for excessive speed. In this case, we developed defenses to the particular RADAR device used to calculate the speed. We were able to effectively cross examine the deputy sheriff who operated the RADAR. 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 dismissed the case.
NOT GUILTY Verdict in Southampton County Reckless Driving Case
Our Southampton Reckless Driving Attorneys represented a college student who was charged with Reckless Driving for driving more than 20 mph above the posted speed limit on Route 460. We were able to present compelling evidence and arguments to persuade the Court and Commonwealth Attorney to take the case under advisement to eventually significantly reduce the allegation. We prevailed and our client was found not guilty of reckless driving. Our client avoided a life changing misdemeanor criminal conviction.
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