Speeding And Reckless Driving
The Covington law firm of Updike, Nicely & Crawford, PLC, provides diligent, effective legal representation to those charged with speeding and reckless driving in Virginia.
For many individuals charged with these offenses, it may be the first time they are confronting the criminal justice system. For anyone convicted of reckless driving, the penal and financial consequences can be severe. Our attorneys do everything possible to help our clients avoid the worst of these consequences.
Alleghany County Traffic Ticket Lawyers | Representing Clients Throughout Alleghany County, Including Clifton Forge And Iron Gate
Reckless driving encompasses many types of offenses in Virginia, including:
- Driving at more than 80 mph
- Driving at more than 20 mph over the posted speed limit
- Driving too fast for conditions
- Passing or overtaking emergency vehicles
Potential penalties and consequences for a reckless driving conviction include:
- Up to $2,500 in fines
- Up to 12 months in jail
- Increased insurance premiums
- License suspension
A reckless driving conviction can be especially detrimental for anyone with a commercial driver’s license (CDL). A truck driver convicted of reckless driving can lose his or her job and suffer other serious consequences.
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Updike, Nicely & Crawford, PLC, represents clients throughout Virginia.