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RECKLESS DRIVING TICKET IN VIRGINIA

WHAT DOES A RECKLESS DRIVING TICKET IN VIRGINIA MEAN?

A reckless driving ticket in Virginia is first and foremost a criminal offense.  Yes, it is hard to believe, but reckless driving in Virginia is a class 1 misdemeanor.

A class 1 misdemeanor in Virginia is the most serious misdemeanor crime in Virginia.  This means a reckless driving ticket in Virginia is as serious as DUI in Virginia, Possession of Marijuana in Virginia, Assault & Battery in Virginia, etc.

The maximum penalties for a reckless driving ticket in Virginia are 1 year in jail, $2500 fine, 6 months loss of license and 6 points on your Virginia driving record. Also, this stays on your record for 11 years.

SHOULD I GET A LAWYER FOR A RECKLESS DRIVING TICKET IN VIRGINIA?

Yes.  We strongly recommend you to get a lawyer for a reckless driving ticket in Virginia.  A SRIS Law Group reckless driving ticket defense lawyer can help you.

The simple fact is that a reckless driving ticket is not just a traffic ticket.  It is a criminal offense and you need an attorney who knows how to defend you.  Our reckless driving ticket defense attorneys know the “ins and outs” of a reckless driving ticket.

Do you need help with a Virginia reckless driving ticket?

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax, Richmond, Manassas, Lynchburg, Virginia Beach & Fredericksburg to better serve you.

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Virginia Reckless Driving Lawyer

Most people in Virginia dread getting a reckless driving ticket.  Drivers from out of state hate getting a reckless driving ticket in Virginia even more.  Why?  Because getting a reckless driving ticket in Virginia means you have to come to court.  You cannot prepay it.  Most out of state drivers are incredulous that the penalties are so severe and you have to come to court on top of it.

Some jurisdictions in Virginia will tell people that they can prepay the ticket.  What they fail to tell the driver who got a Virginia reckless driving ticket is that they will have a criminal conviction on their record.

Imagine losing your job or security clearance as a result of a reckless driving ticket in Virginia.

The two most common reckless driving tickets given in Virginia are Virginia Code 46.2-852 and Virginia Code 46.2-862.

The following are some of the most commonly charged reckless driving offenses in Virginia:

  • Reckless Driving Charge In Virginia Due To Speeding – Virginia Reckless Driving State Law 46.2-862
  • General Reckless Driving In Virginia – Virginia Reckless Driving State Law 46.2-852
  • Racing is Reckless Driving In Virginia – Virginia Reckless Driving State Law 46.2-865
  • Virginia Reckless Driving – Two Abreast In A Single Lane – Virginia Reckless Driving State Law 46.2-857
  • Passing Two Vehicles Abreast Is Reckless Driving In Virginia – Virginia Reckless Driving State Law 46.2-856
  • Passing A Stopped School Bus in Virginia Is Reckless Driving – Virginia Reckless Driving State Law 46.2-859
  • Failure to Yield Right of Way In Virginia Is Reckless Driving – Virginia Reckless Driving State Law 46.2-863
  • Failure to Give Proper Signal Is Reckless Driving In Virginia – Virginia Reckless Driving State Law 46.2-860
  • Driving Too Fast For Conditions In Virginia Is Reckless Driving – Virginia Reckless Driving State Law 46.2-861
  • Faulty Brakes / Driving Vehicle Not Under Control In Virginia Is Reckless Driving – Virginia Reckless Driving State Law 46.2-853
  • Passing At Railroad Grade Crossing In Virginia Is Reckless Driving – Virginia Reckless Driving State Law 46.2-858
  • Driving On Parking Lots Recklessly is Reckless Driving In Virginia – Virginia Reckless Driving State Law 46.2-864

Our Virginia reckless driving attorneys assist clients throughout Virginia, including but not limited to:

Fairfax County, Fairfax City, Chantilly, Virginia Beach, Prince William, Woodbridge, Manassas, Chesterfield, Henrico, Loudoun, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Arlington, Richmond, Newport News, Hampton, Alexandria, Stafford, Spotsylvania, Portsmouth, Hanover, Albemarle, Roanoke, Montgomery, Suffolk, Rockingham, Frederick, Augusta, Lynchburg, Bedford, Fauquier, York, Pittsylvania, James City, Henry, Campbell, Washington & Franklin.

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