Traffic Lawyers Leavitt & Martin in Greensville/Emporia, Virginia Get Great Results on Reckless Driving and Speeding

Reckless driving speeding is a criminal misdemeanor. As a misdemeanor, reckless driving carries the following potential consequences:

  • permanent criminal record if you are convicted
  • jail time up to 12 months
  • fine up to $2500
  • license suspension up to 6 months

AS YOUR EMPORIA, VIRGINIA and GREENSVILLE, VA TRAFFIC COURT ATTORNEY I CAN OFTEN DO BETTER

This week we had over 7 reckless driving and speeding cases in Greensville/Emporia General District Court. We got 100 percent of our cases reduced this week so no one was convicted of a misdemeanor and we avoided points in all cases as well so there was not insurance increase.

§ 46.2-862. Exceeding speed limit.

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who drives a motor vehicle on the highways in the Commonwealth (i) at a speed of twenty miles per hour or more in excess of the applicable maximum speed limit or (ii) in excess of eighty miles per hour regardless of the applicable maximum speed limit.Code 1950, §§ 46-209, 46-209.1; 1950, p. 880; 1952, c. 671; 1954, cc. 225, 401, 458; 1958, c. 541, § 46.1-190; 1960, c. 510; 1964, c. 266; 1966, c. 694; 1968, c. 575; 1970, c. 521; 1974, cc. 222, 455; 1975, c. 633; 1978, c. 27; 1979, c. 86; 1981, cc. 333, 585; 1985, c. 148; 1989, c. 727; 1992, c. 608; 2006, c. 301.

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