Recent Posts in Reckless Driving Category

  • Driving Too Fast for Conditions Can Result in Reckless Driving

    The Virginia traffic laws identify a number of circumstances that fall under reckless driving. One that is often overlooked by drivers is driving too fast for conditions. Section 46.2-861 is driving too fast for highway and traffic conditions . The code states, “A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who exceeds a reasonable speed under the circumstances and traffic conditions existing at ...
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  • What to do When Your Holiday Cheer Gets Out of Hand

    The holidays are a wonderful time, gathering friends and family. People have extra time off work, students are out of school and college, there are plenty of parties, and lots to celebrate. Have You Been Naughty or Nice? It’s easy for things to get carried away just a little too much. The after-work gathering with colleagues results in one drink too many; the roughhousing turns into a real fight; ...
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  • Don't Let A Reckless Driving Ticket Ruin Your Summer Vacation

    Summer means traveling and it’s easy to let your speed drift up when you’re driving, particularly on your way to or from vacation, or even just the start of a nice weekend. If you’ve driven the roads in Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Norfolk and other Hampton Roads cities, chances are you’ve seen your share of people being pulled over. Even worse, maybe it’s happened to you. Many drivers in Virginia ...
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  • Restoring Your Right to Drive After a License Suspension

    There are many reasons for which an individual may have his or her driver’s license suspended . In the Commonwealth of Virginia these reasons include: Having too many points on your license (from moving violations and other traffic infractions) Leaving the scene of an accident Evading a police officer DUI or operating a vehicle while impaired (by drugs, alcohol or for any physical or mental ...
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  • Challenging DUI Evidence: Field Sobriety Tests

    Any time an individual consumes an alcoholic beverage, takes any prescription medication or over-the-counter drug, or uses a controlled substance and gets behind the wheel of his or her vehicle, he or she risks the danger of being arrested and charged for intoxicated driving. You can expect law enforcement and the Commonwealth of Virginia to take any suspected DUI charges extremely seriously. ...
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  • Reckless Driving: Fast Cars and Furious Officers

    What is Considered "Reckless Driving"? You feel the wind rush past your face, and hear the power of the engine as you put your weight into the pedal. You see lights and sounds and imagine that it is just for your victory, and then you realize a cop is pulling you over for speeding. Unfortunately at the speeds you and your fast car were driving, it isn’t considered to be an average speeding ticket. ...
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