What Does A Reckless Driving Ticket In Fairfax 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.
The following are some of the different types of Virginia reckless driving tickets you can be charged with in Virginia:
|Reckless Driving Due To Speeding||Virginia Reckless Driving Statute 46.2-862|
|General Reckless Driving||Virginia Reckless Driving Statute 46.2-862|
|Guilty Of Reckless Driving||Virginia Reckless Driving Statute 46.2-852|
|Racing Two Abreast In A Single Lane||Virginia Reckless Driving Statute 46.2-857|
|Passing Two Vehicles Abreast||Virginia Reckless Driving Statute 46.2-856|
|Passing A Stopped School Bus||Virginia Reckless Driving Statute46.2-859|
|Failure to Yield Right of Way||Virginia Reckless Driving Statute 46.2-863|
|Failure to Give Proper Signal||Virginia Reckless Driving Statute 46.2-860|
|Driving Too Fast For Conditions||Virginia Reckless Driving Statute 46.2-861|
|Faulty Brakes / Driving Vehicle Not Under Control||Virginia Reckless Driving Statute 46.2-853|
|Passing At Railroad Grade Crossing In Virginia Is Reckless Driving||Virginia Reckless Driving Statute 46.2-858|
|Driving On Parking Lots Recklessly is Reckless Driving In Virginia||Virginia Reckless Driving Statute 46.2-864|
How can a SRIS Law Group lawyer help you?
First and foremost, we will discuss your case with you. We will explain to you the different options you have and the pros and cons of each option. We do not require clients to come in and sit down and talk with us. Certainly, our clients are welcome to come in and talk with us. However, we understand that clients are very busy and may not have the time to come to the client meeting locations. Therefore, we allow clients to consult with us by phone first and let the clients decide whether they need to come in and meet with their attorney. To learn more about how a SRIS Law Group can help you, please call us at 888-437-7747 and speak with a lawyer the same day.
The SRIS Law Group Virginia lawyers will do their best to help you with your reckless driving ticket. Contact a Virginia lawyer from our firm to discuss your reckless driving ticket.
We have client meeting locations in Fairfax County, Prince William, Richmond, Virginia Beach, Fredericksburg & Lynchburg.