Best Winchester VA Reckless Driving Lawyer • 1400+ Client Reviews
Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law is an established law firm. Our lawyers specialize in defending reckless driving cases. We represent clients in the Winchester County General District Court. Our attorneys have over 60 years of collective reckless driving law experience. We are a “Best Law Firm” according to U.S. News & World Report. Our attorneys are recognized for superior legal ability and high ethical standards.
CAUTION: A Winchester, 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 Winchester VA
Virginia has strict reckless driving laws. Reckless driving is a criminal misdemeanor. The most enforced reckless driving provision in Winchester, VA is the excessive speed provision 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 Winchester, VA, is along the I-81 corridor. Winchester Police, State Troopers & Deputy Sheriff aggressively patrol Interstate 81 and state highways in Winchester, including Route 11. Let us review your case!
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Our lawyers 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 Winchester VA Reckless Driving Attorney can present your best defense before the Winchester General District Court. We know how to protect our clients best.
Penalties for VA Reckless Driving Convictions
- 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
Winchester VA Reckless Driving DISMISSED
Our Winchester VA reckless driving attorneys represented a client charged with reckless driving for driving too fast. In this case, we developed defenses for the police RADAR device to calculate speed. A plea of not guilty was entered. In this case, we could effectively cross-examine the state trooper who operated the RADAR and made the reckless driving allegation. We exposed 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.
Winchester VA Reckless Driving 90+ mph NOT GUILTY
Our Winchester reckless driving lawyers defended a student charged with Reckless Driving for driving 90 miles per hour on Interstate 81. Approximately 29 colleges and universities are located 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 Winchester Court to take the case under advisement and eventually find our client, NOT GUILTY, of the allegation.
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8/15/2021 | Updated 5/2/2023