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Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding Laws, Penalties and Defenses – Explained by Criminal Defense Attorney

WHAT IS RECKLESS DRIVING IN VIRGINIA? What is the Reckless Driving law in Virginia? Reckless Driving is a criminal traffic offense in Virginia, punished as a Class 1 Misdemeanor. Under Virginia law 46.2-862, anyone driving in Virginia is guilty of Reckless Driving when operating a motor vehicle on a Virginia road either: at a speed […]

Virginia Juvenile Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Explanation of Laws, Penalties and Procedures for Juvenile Charges: Possession of Alcohol by a Minor, Grand Larceny, Petit Larceny, Possession of Marijuana, and Other Offenses

SPECIAL TREATMENT FOR JUVENILES UNDER VIRGINIA LAW Juvenile criminal defense is different under Virginia law from adult criminal defense. Juveniles generally experience more lenient treatment under Virginia Law. Crimes by Juveniles are generally prosecuted as delinquency acts in Virginia Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Courts. Juveniles are defined by their age for purposes of prosecution: […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Charge REDUCED to non-criminal Traffic Infraction in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by speed 77/55  (Virginia Code 46.2-862) was reduced to a 3 point driving infraction – improper driving with a $75 fine. An additional charge of Operating an Uninspected Vehicle was dropped. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / […]

Virginia Misdemeanor Reckless Driving By Speed 90/55 REDUCED to non-criminal Traffic Infraction

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 90 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 18.2-862) was REDUCED from a misdemeanor to a driving infraction – speeding, with a REDUCED speed of 79 MPH in a 55 zone and a $114 fine. No jail, no license suspension. Read more […]

Arlington VA Reckless Driving 94 MPH results in NO JAIL Time

ARLINGTON, VA: A misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving by Speeding 94 MPH in Arlington County, a criminal jailable offense under VA Law 46.2-862, resulted in NO JAIL time. Arlington County judges normally order 1-2 days in jail for every mile that a driver speeds above 90. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia […]

Alexandria Reckless Driving 62/25 REDUCED to Speeding 1MPH Over

ALEXANDRIA, VA: RECKLESS DRIVING by Speeding 62 MPH in a 25 MPH zone in Old Town Alexandria, a traffic misdemeanor charge under VA Law 46.2-862 and Alexandria Code 10-3-862, resulted in an amendment and reduction of the charge to a speeding infraction at the reduced speed of 1-9 MPH over, with a $75 fine. No […]

Reckless Driving in Alexandria VA REDUCED to a Parking Ticket

ALEXANDRIA, VA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEYCASE RESULT:Criminal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed, for driving  20 MPH over the speed limit (55/35) in Old Town Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862 and Alexandria Code 10-3-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a non-criminal, no-point ticket for improper parking, with an agreed-upon $60 fine. No other penalties. […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving 20+ MPH Over in Alexandria REDUCED to Local Ordinance

ALEXANDRIA RECKLESS DRIVING LAWYER RESULT:Criminal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed, for driving more than 20+ MPH over the speed limit in Old Town Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862 and Alexandria Code 10-3-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a non-criminal, no-point citation for speeding 9 mph over the limit, under the local ordinance, […]

Alexandria Reckless Driving REDUCED, Resulting in No Criminal Record, No Suspension, No DMV Points

ALEXANDRIA RECKLESS DRIVING LAWYER RESULT:Criminal Reckless Driving by Speed, for driving more than 20+ MPH over the speed limit in Old Town Alexandria, VA Code 46.2-862 and Alexandria Code 10-3-862, resulted an amendment and reduction of the charge to a non-criminal, no-point citation for speeding 9 mph over the limit, under the local ordinance, with […]

Criminal Reckless Driving 80 MPH REDUCED to a Citation at Lower Speed

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Criminal Reckless Driving 80/55 was AMENDED and REDUCED to a non-criminal speeding ticket at a reduced speed of 74/55. Penalized by just a $100 fine. No criminal record, no license suspension, and no high fine. Va Code 46.2-862 Exceeding speed limit. A person shall be guilty of reckless driving […]

Fairfax Juvenile Reckless Driving 65/35 to be DISMISSED

FAIRFAX RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY RESULT: Misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving by Speeding 65/35, VA Code 46.2-862, was first REDUCED and AMENDED to Speeding 19 miles over, and the amended speeding ticket was then scheduled for DISMISSAL upon completion of a driver improvement class. Fairfax County Juvenile and Domestic Relations District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge […]

Fairfax Virginia Reckless Driving 92/55 REDUCED to Speeding, No Jail Time

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 92 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) resulted in a REDUCTION and AMENDMENT of the offense to a traffic speed violation that was punished only by a $250 fine. No license suspension, no criminal record, no jail time. Fairfax […]

First Offense Reckless Driving in Virginia REDUCED to No Point Violation

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: First Offense Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 80 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) resulted in a REDUCTION and AMENDMENT of the offense to a traffic violation that does not register in Client’s home state as a point violation. This deal included an agreed-upon $150 fine. […]

First Offense Reckless Driving in Fairfax Virginia 86/55 REDUCED to a Speeding Ticket at Lower Speed

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 86 MPH in a 55 zone, First Offense, (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a Speeding ticket at a REDUCED speed of 84/55, with just a $175 fine. No license suspension, no jail time, no criminal record. Fairfax County General District […]

Reckless Driving 89 MPH in Fairfax VA REDUCED to Speeding Ticket at a Lower Speed

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 89 MPH in a 65 zone, First Offense, (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a Speeding ticket at a REDUCED speed of 86/65, with just a $250 fine. No license suspension, no jail time, no criminal record. Fairfax County General District […]

City of Alexandria Reckless Driving 20+ REDUCED to a Speeding Ticket

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 20+ MPH (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a Speeding ticket at a lower speed, with just a $75 fine. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia […]

Fairfax County First Offense Reckless Driving Charge REDUCED to a Zero-Point County Code Infraction

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 77 MPH in a 55 zone, First Offense, (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED and AMENDED to a local county code traffic ordinance for failure to obey a sign, with just a $100 fine. No points, no license suspension, no jail time, […]

Arlington Virginia Reckless Driving 95/55 while DUI Results in DISMISSED Charges and 4 Days in Jail

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA DWI ATTORNEY RESULT: A first DUI (18.2-266) offense while Reckless Driving 95/55 (46.2-862), second offense, resulted in a DISMISSAL of the Reckless Driving charge (which generally carries a day in jail for every mile over 90), a DISMISSAL of the Refusal to Submit to Breath Test charge (18.2-268.3), and 4 days to serve […]

Fairfax VA Reckless Driving 90/55 REDUCED to Speeding Ticket, Just a Fine

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 90 MPH in a 55 zone, First Offense, (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a regular Speeding Ticket with just a $250 fine. No license suspension, no jail time, no criminal record. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge […]

Reckless Driving 88/55 Charges DROPPED, DUI Charge Avoided, Possession of Marijuana Charge Amended to Paraphernalia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Defendant was charged with Reckless Driving by Speeding 88/55, admitted to possessing a significant amount of Marijuana in his vehicle, and admitted to smoking marijuana before driving. The Reckless Driving by Speed (Va Code 46.2-862) DROPPED. A DUI charge for driving under the influence of marijuana was avoided. The Possession of […]

Reckless Driving 81/55 REDUCED to a Speeding Ticket at a Lower Speed in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 81 in a 55 (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED and AMENDED to a regular speeding ticket at a REDUCED speed of 74 in a 55. Defendant had a prior speeding ticket on his record. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, […]

Fairfax Virginia Reckless Driving Over 100 MPH Results in 1 Day in Jail

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 101 in a 55 (VA Code 46.2-862), with officer’s testimony that his cruiser was going 131 MPH and the client was speeding away from him at a higher speed than that (the 101 was the speed the officer initially registered on his radar device, […]

Virginia Misdemeanor Reckless Driving First Offense REDUCED to a Traffic Ticket

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A First Offense Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 80/55 (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a Speeding ticket at a reduced speed for going 19 over (Speeding 74/55). The client walked away with just a $250 fine, no license suspension, no criminal record, and no jail time. Fairfax […]

Fairfax Virginia Reckless Driving 80/55 REDUCED to Speeding 64/55

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 80/55 (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a Speeding ticket for a reduced speed of 64/55, just 9 miles over. The client walked away with just a small fine, no license suspension, no criminal record, no jail time. Fairfax County General District Court […]

Trial for DUI and Reckless Driving 90 MPH in Alexandria Virginia Results in No Jail Penalties

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: A trial for a DUI charge (BAC .12) and Reckless Driving by Speed charge for driving over 90 MPH in a 55 zone, resulted in a reduced speed on the Reckless charge, no jail time for the client, and minimum first time offender penalties. Courthouse: City of Alexandria General District […]

Alexandria Virginia DWI & Reckless Driving Trial Results in No Jail Time

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA DUI ATTORNEY RESULT: Trial for DWI (VA Code 18.2-266) and for Reckless Driving by Speed (VA Code 46.2-862) resulted in a reduced Reckless charge and no jail time for the .14 DWI, and minimum first offender penalties. Courthouse: City of Alexandria General District Court, 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about […]

Fairfax Virginia Reckless Driving Speeding 115 in a 55

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 115 in a 55 (VA Code 46.2-862), GOING OVER 90 and MORE THAN DOUBLE THE SPEED LIMIT, and a related Failure to Appear charge, resulted in a DISMISSAL of the Failure to Appear misdemeanor, and only 7 days to serve on the Reckless […]

Arlington Virginia Reckless Driving Misdemeanor REDUCED to Infraction

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 50 in a 25 (VA Code 46.2-862), with client going double the speed limit, was REDUCED to a non-criminal infraction of “Improper Driving”, with a $250 fine (a reduction that was opposed by the police officer). No criminal record, no license suspension, no […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving in Fairfax Virginia REDUCED to a No-piont Citation

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Criminal Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 58 in a 35 mile per hour zone on Edsall Rd (VA Code 46.2-862) was AMENDED and REDUCED to a no-demerit-points citation. Fairfax County General District Court at 4110 Chain Bridge Road, Fairfax, Virginia, 22030. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law […]

Misdemeanor Speeding Reckless Driving in Alexandria Virginia REDUCED to Improper Driving, Non-Criminal Offense

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Criminal Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 50/25 (VA Code 46.2-862) was AMENDED and REDUCED to a non-criminal infraction of Improper Driving with only a $75 fine. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving 82/55 in Arlington Virginia REDUCED to Speeding Ticket at Lower Speed

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 82 in a 55 (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a non-criminal speeding ticket at a reduced speed of 74 in a 55, with only a $200 fine. No criminal record, no license suspension, no jail time. Arlington County General District Court at […]

46.2-862 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving in Arlington Virginia REDUCED to Non-Criminal Violation

ARLINGTON VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 62/35 (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a non-criminal infraction of Improper Driving, with only a $100 fine. Arlington County General District Court at 1425 Courthouse Rd, Arlington, VA. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 […]

Fairfax Virginia 2nd Offense Possession of Marijuana to be DISMISSED, 5th Reckless Driving Misdemeanor REDUCED, and Driving on Suspended Misdemeanor DROPPED

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY RESULT: 3 misdemeanor charges resulted as follows: Second charge for Possession of Marijuana (VA Code 18.2-250.1) will be DISMISSED after 1st Offender treatment, related 5th Reckless Driving by Speed misdemeanor charge (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a regular speeding ticket at a reduced speed, and related Driving on Suspended […]

Alexandria Virginia Reckless Driving Speeding 59/35 REDUCED to Non-Criminal Traffic Ticket

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Criminal Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 59/35 (VA Code 46.2-862) on Duke Street was AMENDED and REDUCED to a non-criminal infraction of Improper Driving, with only a $75 fine. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving […]

Second Offense Reckless Driving 90/55 in Alexandria Virginia REDUCED to Speeding, No License Suspension

ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Second offense in Virginia for Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 90 in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) was AMENDED and REDUCED to a speeding ticket at a reduced speed of 74/55, with only a $250 fine. There was no conviction, no jail time, and no license suspension associated […]

Reckless Driving on I395 in Alexandria Virginia REDUCED to Speeding Ticket

ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Criminal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 81 in a 55 zone on I395 (VA Code 46.2-862) was AMENDED and REDUCED to a speeding ticket at a reduced speed of 74/55, with only a $150 fine. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read […]

Criminal Reckless Driving Double the Speed Limit in Alexandria REDUCED to a Citation

ATTORNEY CASE RESULT IN ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Criminal misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speeding 73 in a 35 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a speeding ticket at a reduced speed of 55/35, with only a $150 fine. City of Alexandria General District Court at 520 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. Read more about Virginia Reckless […]

Virginia Ticket for Reckless Driving Misdemeanor, Speeding 82/55 in Fairfax, REDUCED to Non-criminal Traffic Infraction at Lower Speed

Fairfax County, VIRGINIA: VA Code 46.2-862 Class 1 Misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving for speeding 82 in a 55 resulted in a REDUCTION of the charge to a non-criminal speeding ticket at a REDUCED SPEED of 74/55 and just a $150 fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / […]

Fairfax County Virginia Reckless Driving 82/55 Misdemeanor Charge REDUCED to Improper Driving Traffic Infraction

Fairfax County, VIRGINIA: VA Code 46.2-862 Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving charge for speeding 82 in a 55 resulted in a reduction of the charge to a citation for Improper Driving and a $150 fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding Laws, Penalties and Defenses

Reckless Driving 88 MPH in Fairfax Virginia Results in No License Suspension and No Jail Time

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: VA Code 46.2-862 Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving ticket for speeding 88 MPH in a residential area, client having a previous driving record with similar offenses, resulted in just a fine and no active jail time. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding […]

Criminal Reckless Driving by Speed in Alexandria 29MPH Over REDUCED to Improper Driving Over Prosecutor’s Objection

CITY OF ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: VA Code 46.2-862 Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving charge for driving 29 MPH over the speed limit on Duke Street in Old Town Alexandria was AMENDED and REDUCED by the Judge to Improper Driving (a non-criminal 3-point driving violation) after Defense motion and arguments, against the Prosecutor’s objection and arguments to […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving 88/55 REDUCED to Speeding 74/55 in Alexandria Virginia

Alexandria VIRGINIA: VA Code 46.2-862 Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed charge for speeding 88 miles in a 55 mile zone, was REDUCED to a speeding ticket at a lower speed, with just a fine of $100. No criminal conviction, no jail time, and no license suspension. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law […]

Obstruction of Justice Charges DROPPED, DUI in Alexandria Virginia BAC .22 Results in 15 Days in Jail

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA ATTORNEY RESULT: Client had prior DUI in another state, along with 7 other criminal convictions, received 4 new charges in Alexandria. DUI Drunk Driving charge (VA Code 18.2-266) with a BAC of .22 resulted in conviction for a regular first offense DWI charge with no penalty enhancement, nor language as to the BAC […]

Second Offense Reckless Driving by Speed 94/65 REDUCED to Simple Speeding Ticket

VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING DEFENSE ATTORNEY: VA Code 46.2-862 Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 94 in a 65, a second offense (with a prior Reckless Driving conviction), was REDUCED to a simple Speeding Ticket with just a fine of $200. No new criminal conviction, no jail time, and no license suspension. Read more […]

Fairfax VA Reckless Driving 88/55 Misdemeanor Charge REDUCED to Speeding Ticket

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: VA Code 46.2-862 Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 88 in a 55 was REDUCED to a Speeding Ticket with just a fine of $250. No criminal conviction, no jail time, and no license suspension – even though the speed was 33 miles over the speed limit. Read more about Virginia […]

NOT GUILTY of Reckless Driving in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Fairfax County Misdemeanor Reckless Driving trial resulted in a win for the defense with a Not Guilty verdict. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding Laws, Penalties and Defenses

Reckless Driving Ticket REDUCED to Speeding at Lower Speed in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: VA Code 46.2-862 Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 64/35, 29 miles over the speed limit was REDUCED to a Speeding ticket at a reduced speed of 54 in a 35 zone. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding Laws, Penalties and […]

Reckless Driving Misdemeanor Charge REDUCED to a Regular Speeding Ticket at a Lower Speed in Fairfax VA

Fairfax County, Virginia: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 81 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED / AMENDED to a traffic ticket for speeding, at a REDUCED speed of 74 in a 55 zone, and only a $250 fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 […]

Reckless Driving Misdemeanor Charge AMENDED to a Regular Speeding Ticket at a Lower Speed in Fairfax VA

FAIRFAX VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Family reckless driving representation: First Offense – Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 80 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED / AMENDED to a traffic ticket for speeding, at a REDUCED speed of 74 in a 55 zone, and only a $100 fine. Repeat […]

Virginia Criminal Reckless Driving Speeding Misdemeanor Ticket REDUCED to a Regular Traffic Violation

NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 79 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a traffic ticket for speeding, at a REDUCED speed of 74 in a 55 zone, and only a $114 fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor […]

CHARGE REDUCED: From Reckless Driving Ticket to Speeding at a Lower Speed in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 77 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a traffic ticket for speeding, at a REDUCED speed of 74 in a 55 zone, and only a $150 fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 […]

Virginia Reckless Driving and Driving on a Suspended License Charges DROPPED, Plea to DUI

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving / Speeding (VA Code 46.2-862) and Class 1 Misdemeanor Driving on a Suspended Driver’s License were DROPPED with a plea to the DUI / DWI charge (VA Code 18.2-266) with no additional jail time than the mandatory minimum time of 5 days for a […]

Virginia: Felony Eluding and Reckless Driving while DUI – 6 Charges DROPPED

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: A repeat offender (with 12 prior felony and misdemeanor convictions) was charged with 8 total criminal offenses – felony endangerment / eluding police (VA Code 46.2-817), misdemeanor 2nd DUI in 5 years (VA Code 18.2-266), misdemeanor reckless driving (VA Code 46.2-852), misdemeanor driving on a suspended license after a […]

Federal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Charge DROPPED with a plea – US District Court in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Federal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 76/40 on the George Washington Parkway was DROPPED in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia in Alexandria, with a plea to a speeding citation with NO JAIL, NO SUSPENSION OF LICENSE, and a $100 fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law […]

Class 1 Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Charge REDUCED to a Traffic Ticket in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 84 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a traffic ticket for speeding, at a REDUCED speed of 74 in a 55 zone, and only a $150 fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Ticket REDUCED to a Traffic Infraction in Fairfax Virginia

Fairfax County, Virginia: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 79 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a non-criminal Infraction – Improper Driving and only a $150 fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding Laws, Penalties and Defenses

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Charge REDUCED to Improper Driving in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 79 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a non-criminal Infraction – Improper Driving and only a $150 fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding Laws, Penalties and Defenses

DUI / DWI in Virginia BAC .18 and Reckless Driving Charges REDUCED / DISMISSED, 2 Days in Jail

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Client was charged with a serious Drunk Driving violation (VA Code 18.2-266 – a class 1 misdemeanor offense) with a BAC (blood alcohol content) of .18. Under VA law, he was facing a mandatory minimum of 5 days in jail for having a BAC above .15. He was also […]

Federal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Charge DROPPED to a non-criminal infraction in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Federal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 71/40 on the George Washington Parkway was DROPPED with a plea to a speeding charge with NO JAIL, NO SUSPENSION OF LICENSE, and a small fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding Laws, Penalties and Defenses

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Offense REDUCED to Speeding Ticket with Lower Speed in Alexandria Virginia

ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 56 MPH in a 35 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a non-criminal Traffic Infraction – Speeding – with a REDUCED speed of 54 MPH in a 35 zone and only a $75 fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 […]

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 83/55 REDUCED to Speeding Ticket with Lower Speed in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 83 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a non-criminal Traffic Infraction – Speeding – with a REDUCED speed of 74 MPH in a 55 zone and only a $100 fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving […]

Reckless Driving DROPPED down to a simple speeding ticket in the United States District Court in Alexandria

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Federal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 70/40 on the George Washington Parkway was DROPPED with a plea to a speeding charge with NO JAIL, NO SUSPENSION OF LICENSE, and a fine, even though the client had a prior Federal criminal record for DUI on the same road for […]

Felony Conspiracy to Distribute Marijuana + Reckless Driving 96 MPH Charges DROPPED & REDUCED

NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Result: Felony conspiracy was DROPPED, Misdemeanor reckless driving was DROPPED, and Felony selling/distribution was REDUCED to a Misdemeanor possession charge with NO ACTIVE JAIL TIME! Client was facing 21 years in prison with 2 years at minimum as he was charged. 1) Class 5 Felony selling, distributing, possession with intent to distribute, over […]

Virginia Reckless Driving Charge REDUCED to a non-criminal Infraction

VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor reckless driving charge (VA Code 18.2-852) was reduced to “improper driving” – a non-criminal infraction. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding Laws, Penalties and Defenses

Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Offense REDUCED to a Speeding Ticket at a Lower Speed in Fairfax Virginia

FAIRFAX COUNTY, VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 79 MPH in a 55 zone (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a non-criminal Traffic Infraction – Speeding – with a REDUCED speed of 64 MPH in a 55 zone and only a $125 fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving […]

Virginia Misdemeanor Reckless Driving REDUCED to a non-criminal, non-moving Traffic Violation

NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 87/70 (VA Code 46.2-862) was REDUCED to a non-criminal, non-moving violation – defective equipment – which carries NO POINTS, with just a $100 fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding Laws, Penalties and Defenses

VIRGINIA CHARGE DISMISSED: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 84/70 mph

NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 84/70 Charge (VA Code 46.2-862) was Dismissed. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding Laws, Penalties and Defenses

Virginia Reckless Driving at 109 MPH – Jail Sentence Reduced

NORTHERN VIRGINIA RECKLESS DRIVING DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 109 MPH in a 65 MPH zone (VA Code 46.2-862) results in only 5 active days in jail, with a $1,000 active fine and license suspension. The standard penalty for a speed above 90 MPH is one day in jail per […]

Virginia Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Charge REDUCED to non-criminal Traffic Infraction

NORTHERN VIRGINIA: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed of 86 MPH in a 65 zone charge (VA Code 46.2-862) was reduced a traffic infraction, speeding, with a reduced speed of 79 MPH in a 65 zone, and a $100 fine. Read more about Virginia Reckless Driving Law here: Virginia Reckless Driving 46.2-862 / 46.2-852 Misdemeanor Speeding […]

Federal Misdemeanor Reckless Driving Speeding Offense 98 MPH/40 MPH REDUCED to non-criminal Speeding

ALEXANDRIA VIRGINIA CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY CASE RESULT: Misdemeanor Reckless Driving by Speed 98 MPH/40 MPH zone on the GW Parkway, a Federal charge in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia was dropped in exchange for a speeding charge with two days of weekend incarceration, seven days of home detention, and […]