Lawyer for Reckless Driving and Speeding Tickets in Roanoke, Virginia

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Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC: Legal Help with License Suspensions, and Fines

Traffic tickets can result in license suspension, high fines, and even jail sentences. Spigle, Massey & Clay, P.L.C, has lawyers with experience in reckless driving matters who can defend you and protect your rights in court.

Call Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC at (800)-218-5409 or contact us online to schedule your consultation with one of our attorneys.

Reckless Driving and Speeding on Virginia Roads and Interstates

A speeding ticket in the greater Roanoke, Virginia, region, depending on how many miles per hour over the speed limit, can result in reckless driving charges. While other factors can also determine reckless driving, speeding is the most common reason authorities bring reckless driving charges under the following statute:
  • 46.2-862. 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.

Point System Penalties for Speeding and Reckless Driving

According to the Virginia demerit point system, violations classified as reckless driving incur six demerit points*. Other charges such as speeding 10-19 mph over the speed limit incur four demerit points. The lowest level moving violations, such as speeding 1-9 mph over the speed limit or improper driving, result in three demerit points.
Penalties for reckless driving may include up to:
  • 12 months in jail
  • Fine up to $2,500
  • Six months license suspension
  • Arrest
  • Vehicle impound
*Most Judges in our area impose jail time on speeds of over 90 mph.

Attorneys to Call for Reckless Driving on Virginia Roads and Interstates

The attorneys and staff at Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC, take pride in specializing in legal services to vehicle operators cited for reckless driving on Virginia roads and interstates. Give us a call today to review your matter with one of our attorneys if your citation involves an incident on:

A Reckless Driving Conviction Affects Your License and Livelihood

In addition to the above, a reckless driving conviction can cause the loss of jobs requiring a CDL or good driving record, loss of a security clearance, and disqualification from jobs involving law enforcement or public agencies. A reckless driving conviction can also drastically affect your insurance rates. Contact Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC, today at (800)-218-5409 to review your reckless driving matter.

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