Virginia Traffic Lawyers

A Best Law Firm for Virginia Criminal Law and Traffic Defense Virginia is frequently recognized as a state with strict traffic laws. Traffic violations such as DUI, reckless driving and speeding are among the most enforced laws. Virginia traffic violations are classified into three categories: felony, misdemeanor, infraction. Infractions are broken down further into moving violations and non-moving violations. Penalties for traffic violation convictions can range from a small fine to incarceration depending on the offense.

***Our attorneys are licensed to practice law in all Virginia Courts***

Experienced VA Traffic Defense Attorneys in Virginia

Virginia police stopping a driver for a reckless driving offense. The motorist will need a good reckless driving attorney.Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is a Virginia law firm that specializes in defending traffic violation cases. Our attorneys possess over 45 years of combined traffic law experience. Our law firm is dedicated to defending traffic violations. We have been recognized as a “Best Law Firm” and are rated “AV Preeminent” by Martindale-Hubbell for the highest ethical standards and legal excellence. Our goal is to achieve the best possible outcome under the law for our client.

CAUTION: A Virginia traffic violation conviction may increase the automobile insurance premium by as much as 79% depending on the offense according to

Virginia Traffic Lawyer Client Reviews

John Venezia
John Venezia
15:28 04 Oct 17
Extremely happy with the outcome of my case. Well worth the money. I recommend to anyone (in state or out of state) to obtain their services for VA traffic issues.

Virginia Attorneys Specializing in Traffic Law Defense

Central Virginia Traffic Law AttorneysConsult a professional Virginia Traffic Lawyer before you plead guilty to any traffic ticket. Some motorists do not understand the seriousness of the allegation. For example, driving 86 mph in a 70 mph zone is a criminal misdemeanor reckless driving violation. So is failing to “move over” for a stationary emergency vehicle. We help thousands of clients reduce or dismiss their traffic ticket. We defend traffic cases in the Virginia Courts every week. You can rely on our expertise.

Virginia Interstate Traffic Law Defense Attorneys

Virginia Interstate Traffic Law Defense LawyersVirginia State Troopers, County Deputy Sheriffs & local police strictly enforce the traffic laws on Virginia’s interstates. Driving in violation of the traffic laws for too long on a Virginia interstate will likely get noticed by law enforcement. Do NOT plead guilty without first consulting an attorney who specializes in Virginia traffic law. Our lawyers specialize in defending traffic cases. We represent clients before the Virginia courts every week. We know how to best defend your case.

Traffic Law Attorneys For Virginia Cases

Virginia police officers will write traffic tickets for any traffic offense.Felony traffic offenses include eluding the police, leaving the scene of an accident, and third or subsequent offense driving under the influence. A felony traffic violation can trigger a prison sentence if convicted. NOTE: Do not plead guilty without consulting a lawyer. Do not attempt to represent yourself without at least first consulting an attorney. We provide free no obligation initial consultations. Our lawyers practice Virginia Traffic Law and can present your best defense.

Out-of-State Drivers convicted of Virginia Traffic Violations

Out-Of-State drivers who are charged with a Virginia traffic violation need a Virginia Traffic LawyerOut-of-state drivers need to defend their Virginia traffic case because a conviction will be reported back to the home state. The home state and automobile insurance company may then take action against the driver. We represent clients from other states every week. In many instances, we can make a motion to have our client’s appearance waived so that our client does not have to return to Virginia for the trial. Let us review your case. We can help!

Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law Defend Virginia Traffic Violations

  • Reckless Driving
  • Handheld Cellphone Use while Driving
  • Out Of State Drivers
  • Failure to “Move Over” or Yield to Stationary Emergency Vehicle
  • Accidents
  • Moving Violations
  • Toll Violations
  • Driving Without Automobile Insurance

Handheld Cellphone Use While Driving Illegal in Virginia

Handheld Cellphone Use While Driving Illegal in VirginiaIt is unlawful for any person to hold a cellphone or any handheld personal communications device while driving a moving motor vehicle on the highways in Virginia. This is a new law that became effective on January 1, 2021 according to Va. Code 46.2-818.2. A violation of this law is a moving violation demerit point offense. A driver who is lawfully parked or stopped or is using a handheld personal communications device to report an emergency is not in violation of this law.

Consequences of a Virginia Traffic Conviction

the virginia dmv has a complex set of rules and points for virginia drivers that get convicted of traffic violatoinsThere are at least three areas where a motorist can be penalized for a traffic law conviction. First, the Virginia Courts can impose various penalties for a traffic violation conviction. Such penalties may include incarceration, loss of driving privileges, fines, and court costs. Second, the Department of Motor Vehicles can also impose penalties. These penalties may include loss of driving privileges, moving violation demerit points, and other fees. Finally, automobile insurance premiums and deductibles will likely increase.

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11/10/2015 | Updated 1/21/2022