V I R G I N I A R E C K L E S S D R I V I N G
Welcome to Naumovski Law. There are over 14 different Virginia reckless driving offenses and our attorneys can assist in defending you against whichever one you been charged with including reckless driving due to speed (20 miles over speed limit or over 80 miles an hour), passing a stopped school bus, general reckless driving, racing, and reckless driving resulting from failure to maintain proper control of a vehicle to name a few of the common charges.
Warning: Virginia Reckless Driving is a Class 1 Criminal Misdemeanor.
Reckless Driving in Virginia is a serious offense, classified as a class 1 CRIMINAL misdemeanor. Conviction of reckless driving can result in up to 1 year in jail, fines of up to $2,500, suspension of your license for up to 6 months, 6 demerit points on driver’s license (Virginia DMV license holders) possible loss of your security clearance (e.g. federal employees, contractors or military) as well possible spike in auto insurance premiums.
Although Virginia Reckless Driving is a jailable offense, most judges (depending on the jurisdiction) don’t give active jail time for reckless driving based on speed that involve relatively low speeds (e.g. 77 in 55). However, regardless of whether a judge gives jail time or not, being found guilty of reckless driving, because it is a criminal offense, will result in a permanent criminal conviction. For Virginia licensed drivers, a reckless driving conviction lasts on their Virginia DMV Record generally for 11 years (other state’s DMV may keep a record of a reckless driving conviction for less or more and you should contact your state DMV if you are an out of state driver to determine how long it will stay in your state’s particular DMV record). Even after Virginia DMV removes a reckless driving conviction from your Driving Record after 11 years, it will still be a permanent criminal conviction.
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A Virginia Reckless Driving ticket can be reduced to a lower non criminal offense (traffic infraction). At the conclusion of a trial, based on all the evidence a judge can decide to reduce the charge, or a Prosecutor, Trooper or … more
3 types of radars are used in Virginia. Stationary Radar: This type of radar uses microwave technology and can not target an individual vehicle. Although an individual vehicle can not be pinpointed, the idea behind a stationary radar is that … more
Below is a general description of the most often charged Virginia reckless driving offenses in HamptonRoads. Please contact the law firm to discuss more in detail any below offense you may of been charged with. § 46.2-852. Reckless Driving, General: This … more
If found guilty of reckless driving in General District Court (this is the court where all reckless driving cases are heard in addition to other civil, traffic and criminal matters), a defendant has 10 days to appeal the decision. If … more
The law firm offers reckless driving representation at a fixed fee. The fixed fee can vary based on the reckless driving charge, the city you got your reckless driving ticket, if an individual has a commercial drivers license, and if … more
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A former Virginia prosecutor who is on your side. Attorney Columbus has gained extensive experience having concluded over 1,500 cases including traffic criminal ma
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