Reckless driving in Virginia is a class 1 misdemeanor. How serious is a class 1 misdemeanor in Virginia. It is serious enough that it can land you in jail. Are you really going to jail for a reckless driving ticket in Virginia. The honest answer is that in most instances, no. But it is a possibility if you are not careful. Talk to a reckless driving lawyer in Virginia.
The SRIS Law Group defends clients charged with reckless driving regularly before the different traffic courts in Virginia.
Two of most regularly charged reckless driving offenses in Virginia are reckless driving by speed and reckless driving general.
Please seriously consider calling our firm if you have been charged with reckless driving in Virginia. We have client meeting locations in Fairfax, Richmond, Loudoun, Lynchburg, Fredericksburg, Prince William and Virginia Beach.

Criminal Lawyers In Chesapeake Virginia

Virginia 46.2-862 Reckless Driving Statute

§ 46.2-862. Exceeding speed limit.
A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who drives a motor vehicle on the highways in the Commonwealth (i) at a speed of twenty miles per hour or more in excess of the applicable maximum speed limit or (ii) in excess of eighty miles per hour regardless of the applicable maximum speed limit.
Virginia 46.2-852 Reckless Driving Statute
§ 46.2-852. Reckless driving; general rule.
Irrespective of the maximum speeds permitted by law, any person who drives a vehicle on any highway recklessly or at a speed or in a manner so as to endanger the life, limb, or property of any person shall be guilty of reckless driving.

Criminal Lawyers In Chesapeake Virginia

Virginia 46.2-865 Reckless Driving Statute

46.2-865. Racing; penalty.
Any person who engages in a race between two or more motor vehicles on the highways in the Commonwealth or on any driveway or premises of a church, school, recreational facility, or business property open to the public in the Commonwealth shall be guilty of reckless driving, unless authorized by the owner of the property or his agent. When any person is convicted of reckless driving under this section, in addition to any other penalties provided by law the driver’s license of such person shall be suspended by the court for a period of not less than six months nor more than two years. In case of conviction the court shall order the surrender of the license to the court where it shall be disposed of in accordance with the provisions of § 46.2-398.

Most people are shocked that if you do donuts in a parking lot, you can be charged with reckless driving in Virginia. If you spin your tires, you can be charged with reckless driving in Virginia. Keep in mind that in Virginia, reckless driving is not a traffic offense. It is a criminal offense. Virginia has some of the strictest driving laws in the entire country. Be very careful about violating the different Virginia driving laws.

Talk to an experienced reckless driving lawyer who has gone before the different county traffic courts and knows how the different county traffic courts rule on reckless driving offenses.
Our Virginia traffic lawyers can and will do their best to help you. We are a simple phone call away.
As an added bonus, the following is a federal statute you might find relevant.

(a) Each agency requesting emergency filing for public inspection shall briefly describe the emergency and the benefits to be attributed to immediate public access. The request must be made by letter.
(b) The Director of the Federal Register shall approve an emergency filing for public inspection request whenever the Director concurs with a request for that action and it is feasible.
(c) Each document approved for emergency filing for public inspection shall be filed as soon as possible following processing and scheduling.

(a) A document may be assigned to the deferred schedule under the following conditions:
(1) There are technical problems, unusual or lengthy tables, or illustrations, or the document is of such size as to require extraordinary processing time.
(2) The agency concerned requests a deferred publication date.
(b) The Office of the Federal Register staff will notify the agency if its documents must be assigned to a deferred schedule.

Except as provided in § 19.2 of this subchapter for Executive orders and proclamations, each agency submitting a document to be filed and published in the Federal Register shall send an original and two duplicate originals or certified copies. 1 However, if the document is printed or processed on both sides, one of the copies sent by the agency must be a collated, single-sided copy.
(a) The Director of the Federal Register will not accept a document for filing and publication if it combines material that must appear under more than one category in the Federal Register. For example, a document may not contain both rulemaking and notice of proposed rulemaking material.
(b) Where two related documents are to be published in the same Federal Register issue, the agency may insert a cross-reference in each document.

(a) Each document authorized or required by law to be filed for public inspection with the Office of the Federal Register and published in the Federal Register shall be sent to the Director of the Federal Register.
(b) Except for cases involving special handling or treatment, there is no need for a letter of transmittal for a document submitted for filing and Federal Register publication.
(c) Receipt dates are determined at the time a signed original and clear and legible copies are received.

The certified copies or duplicate originals of each document must be submitted with the original. Each copy or duplicate must be entirely clear and legible.
The original and each duplicate original document must be signed in ink, with the name and title of the official signing the document typed or stamped beneath the signature. Initialed or impressed signatures will not be accepted. Documents submitted under § 18.4(c) may be authenticated as original documents by digital signatures.
Each document submitted by an agency for filing and publication shall conform to the current edition of the U.S. Government Printing Office Style Manual in punctuation, capitalization, spelling, and other matters of style.
(a) If it is necessary to publish a form or illustration, a clear and legible original form or illustration, or a clear and completely legible reproduction approximately 8 1/2 by 11 inches, shall be included in the original document and each certified copy.

Our law firm assist clients in VA MD MA.
When a client is faced with a serious legal issue in Virginia, Maryland or Massachusetts, then they should serious consider calling the SRIS Law Group.

Our attorneys assist clients with the following types of legal issues:

•Criminal Defense
•Divorce
•Child Custody
•Traffic Defense
•Immigration
•Personal Injury

We have client meeting locations in Virginia, Maryland & Massachusetts.
Criminal Lawyers In Chesapeake Virginia
Our Fairfax County Criminal Lawyer attorneys and staff speak following languages – Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Mandarin and Spanish.

Due to our experience in defending clients charged with the above types of legal issues, we routinely appear before the courts in Virginia, Maryland & Massachusetts.
Our attorneys are also licensed to appear in the federal district courts of Virginia, Maryland & Massachusetts.
If you need help with certain types of federal cases, please feel free to call us and discuss your legal issue with us.