Sussex VA Speeding Ticket Lawyer
The speed limit is strictly enforced in Sussex County Virginia. Law enforcement particularly target Interstate 95 and Route 460 for speed enforcement. Some people don’t think they need an Sussex VA Speeding Ticket Lawyer to assist them with their speeding ticket. This may be true in certain instances, but an Sussex County Speeding Ticket Attorney can insure that your rights are protected, that you are not intimidated in the courtroom and that you increase your chances of securing a better result than you would be able to obtain for yourself, with fewer points, a lower fine and less hassle. Increase your chances of successfully dealing with your Sussex VA speeding ticket by contacting us today for a free initial consultation. A Sussex VA Speeding Ticket is probably the most common type of traffic violation in Sussex Virginia and a conviction can negatively affect you in many ways as follows:
- Excessive fines and court costs
- Increased automobile insurance premiums
- Assessment of DMV demerit points
- Loss of driving privileges depending on speed and prior convictions
Speeding Ticket Defense Attorneys Sussex VA
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established local law firm that dedicates part of its Sussex County law practice to representing clients who have been accused of speeding in Sussex County and the Town of Waverly. Route 460 is a popular highway that runs right thru the middle of Waverly in Sussex VA. Our lawyers have accumulated over 40 years of collective traffic law experience and are routinely recognized by the legal community for their superior legal ability and high ethical standards. We are the Sussex VA Speeding Ticket Lawyers that clients who are serious about protecting their driving privileges and automobile insurance policies want representing them. We examine each and every case in great detail to that we can secure each client the best possible outcome under the law.
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Sussex County VA Reckless Driving Speeding Ticket Attorneys
The most serious type of speeding ticket in Sussex County is the Reckless Driving Speeding Ticket. The Virginia law states that a person shall be guilty of reckless driving for driving a motor vehicle at a speed of 20 miles per hour or more above the speed limit OR in excess of 80 miles per hour regardless of the speed limit pursuant to Va. Code 46.2-862. It can be hard to believe, especially for licensed driver’s from other states, but you can be convicted of misdemeanor reckless driving for a speeding ticket alleging 81 miles per hour in a 70 mph speed zone in Sussex VA. As a matter of fact, this law is perhaps the most frequently enforced reckless driving provision, and is frequently enforced by Virginia State Troopers, Waverly Police and Sussex County Deputy Sheriffs patrolling Interstate 95 and Route 460 in Sussex VA. We defend this type of speeding ticket in the Sussex VA courts every week and know how to best protect our clients. The facts of each case can vary, but we have the knowledge and expertise to select the best defenses and arguments for your particular circumstances.
A Sussex Virginia Speeding Ticket may be charged as follows:
- 46.2-862 Reckless Driving – Speeding
- 46.2-870 Speeding
- 46.2-871 Maximum Speed Limit for School Buses
- 46.2-872 Maximum Speed Limits for Vehicles Under Special Permits
- 46.2-873 Speeding in a School Zone or at a School Crossing
- 46.2-873.1 Maximum Speed Limit on Nonsurface Treated Highways
- 46.2-873.2 Maximum Speed Limit on Rural Rustic Roads
- 46.2-874 Speeding in a Business or Residential District
- 46.2-875 Maximum Speed Limit on Certain Other Highways
- 46.2-877 Minimum Speed Limits (Impeding the Flow of Traffic)
- 46.2-878 Authority to Change Speed Limits
- 46.2-878.1 Speeding in a Highway Work Zone
- 46.2-878.2 Maximum Speed Limits in Certain Residential Districts
- 46.2-881 Speeding on Bridges, Tunnels and Interstates
- 46.2-947 Speeding Within Highway Safety Corridor
The Virginia State Troopers, Waverly Police Officers & Sussex Deputy Sheriffs who issue speeding tickets in Sussex VA usually calculate your speed accurately and can often prove their case at trial. Accordingly, we often find it in the best interests of our clients to negotiate or plea bargain your case to achieve the best possible result. However, that is not always possible, due to either allegations of extremely high speeds, cases involving poor driving records, or other various incidents that may block such a resolution.
In those situations, you will need an accomplished Sussex VA Speeding Ticket Lawyer to fight your speeding ticket and challenge the evidence against you. We have a clear understanding of Virginia speeding laws, traffic court procedures, procedural and technical defenses, and law enforcement methods of detecting speed such as: RADAR, LIDAR, VASCAR, Aerial Speed Measurement, and use of a police vehicle with a calibrated speedometer.
Let us review YOUR case. We can help!
By Mitch Wells 11/10/2015 | Updated 2/11/2017