Colonial Heights, Virginia Traffic Lawyer
Whether it’s rushing to work or running late for an appointment, we sometimes lose track of how fast we are actually going and can be exceeding the speed limit at times. Many individuals are shocked when they find out that some traffic violations in Virginia are considered criminal offenses.
Reckless driving tickets in Colonial Heights are considered criminal offenses and you need to take them seriously. You do not want to have a criminal offense on your record for obvious reasons. Being convicted of a reckless driving criminal offense in Colonial Heights can have long lasting consequences.
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Reckless Driving & Speeding Tickets in Colonial Heights, VA Out of State Drivers
If you’ve received a speeding ticket or reckless driving ticket in Colonial Heights, VA, please contact our law office right away so that we can help protect your legal rights. We have many years of experience representing out of state drivers that receive speeding tickets and reckless driving tickets in Virginia and we will fight to get your speeding or traffic ticket reduced or even dismissed! Every traffic ticket case is different and we cannot guarantee an outcome, but we have successfully represented countless out of state drivers that have received speeding tickets in Virginia.
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Reckless Driving in Colonial Heights, Virginia
Reckless driving in Colonial Heights, Virginia is a class 1 misdemeanor but can be seen as a felony in some cases. Reckless driving in Colonial Heights, Virginia is punishable by a fine up to $2,500, 12-months in jail and possible 6-month license suspension.
Reckless driving in Colonial Heights, Virginia is operating a motor vehicle in a way that puts lives and/or property in jeopardy by; driving on the roadways at a speed of 20 miles per hour or more of the appropriate maximum speed limit or in excess of 80 miles per hour despite of the applicable maximum speed limit.
Speeding Ticket in Colonial Heights, Virginia
Speeding in Virginia is defined by the following law; “An individual cannot drive so as to exceed a moderate speed under the circumstances and traffic conditions existing at the time, regardless of any posted speed limit. VA § 46.2-861.”
In the state of Virginia, there is a law known as the “absolute” speed limit. It’s all straightforward: If the speed limit states 40 mph, and you drive 41 mph or over, you have broken the law. Simply put, you are guilty if you drive over the speed limit in Virginia.
Virginia also implements the point system where if the driver collects 18 points within 12 months or 24 points within 24 months, their license is subjected to be suspended.
Colonial Heights, Virginia Traffic Tickets
Traffic violations in Colonial Heights, Virginia are considered to be a lesser offense and are usually classed as a 3-point demerit, but there are still severe violations that carry steep consequences. You can view more of Virginia’s traffic violations by visiting http://www.dmv.virginia.gov/webdoc/pdf/dmv115.pdf
Experienced Colonial Heights, Virginia Traffic Ticket & Reckless Driving Defense Lawyers
Our Virginia traffic attorneys provide legal representation to clients who have been ticketed for traffic violations in Goochland County, Powhatan County, Prince George County, New Kent County, Hanover County, Richmond, Henrico County, Dinwiddie County and Chesterfield County, including the city of Hopewell, Colonial Heights, and Petersburg. Contact us today for a FREE legal consultation.
Colonial Heights Traffic Court – 12th Judicial District of Virginia
P. O. Box 3401
Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Physical address: 550 Boulevard, Colonial Heights, VA 23834
Colonial Heights Court Schedule
- Traffic Tues., 8:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
- Criminal Wed., 8:30 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.
- Criminal & Traffic Pretrials Mon., Tues. & Wed., 10:45 a.m.
- Video Arraignments Mon. – Fri., 11:30 a.m.
- ASAP Returns 2nd Mon., 8:30 a.m.
- Pretrial & Probation Violations Mon., 8:30 a.m.
Continuances granted by the Judge. Civil trial continuances: Trials more than 3 weeks away, please contact Clerk’s office for a continuance; Trials less than 3 weeks away are granted by motion and order only.