Reckless Driving Tickets in Mecklenburg
Virginia is known for some of the harshest reckless driving laws in the country, and it’s serious about enforcing them. The Commonwealth’s traffic laws are routinely and strictly enforced by both Virginia state police and county law enforcement officers in Mecklenburg County, both on the interstate highways and the smaller county roads. You can be ticketed for reckless driving—usually a Class 1 misdemeanor charge—if you are traveling either 20 miles per hour or more over the applicable speed limit, or over 80 miles per hour (regardless of the speed limit). This means that on major interstate highways with a 70-mph speed limit, like I-85, going only 11 mph over the limit can result in inordinately high penalties. On some of Mecklenburg County’s more rural roads and around its small towns, the speed limits can vary significantly, dropping to 20 or 25 mph from 40 or 45 mph suddenly. It’s easy for drivers who aren’t familiar with the local roads to exceed the speed limit by 20 mph and pick up a reckless driving ticket.
Mecklenburg Reckless Driving Cases Reduced
If you are convicted of reckless driving in Virginia you will have a permanent criminal record. And you can get this permanent record simply for going 81 mph in a 70. To make matters worse, once Virginia notifies your home state about the conviction for reckless driving you might get your license suspended.
In order to avoid these, and other potential consequences you will need to do your best to get your Mecklenburg, VA reckless driving charge reduced. Recently we went to court and got five reckless driving charges in Mecklenburg reduced. The speeds ranged from 82 mph in a 70 to 90 mph in a 70. As you can imagine, the faster you are are going the more challenging the case is.
You can view our RECENT case results HERE.
The bottom line is that Mecklenburg VA reckless driving tickets are important to take care of. We can frequently help avoid some of the harsh consequences that frequently happen for reckless driving by speed in Virginia.
REPRESENTATION BY QUALIFIED ATTORNEYS
Call a Mecklenburg, Virginia reckless driving lawyer for a free consultation. We guarantee you will not speak with a legal assistant, or an associate attorney. You will speak with either Daniel Leavitt or Corey Martin about your case personally. We will give you a very good idea of what to expect in your case. You can reach us at 8048734004 directly. Or feel free to email us the details of your case as well and we are happy to respond.