Legal Services for DUI and Traffic Offenses on US Route 220 in VA

Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC Provides Help with Traffic Offenses

Getting a traffic ticket on US Route 220 in the Roanoke area of Virginia can result in license suspension, a fine, and a jail sentence. Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC, lawyers serve drivers on U.S. Route 220 with experience in accidents and 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 today.

DUI Offenses on US Route 220 and License Suspensions in VA

If law enforcement charges you with DUI offenses on US Route 220, give us a call at Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC. Operating a vehicle under the influence is a serious charge that carries significant penalties. Beyond any injuries and damages from a crash, a DUI on US Route 220 can result in possible misdemeanor or felony charges that carry significant penalties. These penalties can result in license suspensions, fines, and more.

  • A first offense for DUI can result in:

    • $250 fine
    • 5 days in jail is mandatory with a BAC between .15-.20 OR 10 days in jail with a BAC greater than .20
    • One-year license restriction
    • Ignition Interlock is mandatory with BAC over .15 (six consecutive months with no violations required)

  • Having a second DUI offense within five years can result in:

    • $500 fine
    • 20 days in jail (additional mandatory 10 days with a BAC between .15-.20 and an additional 20 days for a BAC over .20)
    • Ignition Interlock for no less than six months (six consecutive months with no violations required)

There are many factors to individual DUI cases that may require jail sentences or other additional punishments, such as license suspension.

Call Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC today to consult with a lawyer for sound advice on whether a reasonable defense exists in your case or to inform you of the most likely consequences of a conviction. Some Route 220 drivers may make the mistake of not taking a traffic ticket seriously. So, be sure to contact us right away with any questions you have about DUI traffic tickets on US Route 220 in Virginia.

Roanoke-Area Traffic Accidents with Injuries on US Route 220

Traffic volume in the Roanoke, Virginia area can be extremely heavy at times. High volume traffic can bring added incidents of traffic accidents with injuries on US Route 220. Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC serves clients involved in traffic accidents with injuries from any type of motor vehicle. Under Virginia’s negligence laws, if your Route 220 incident involves certain factors, the Commonwealth’s negligence laws may give you recourse relating to:

  • Dangerous weather or driving conditions
  • Distracted driving
  • Driver fatigue
  • Driving under the influence
  • Failure to stop
  • Failure to yield
  • Improper maintenance of vehicle
  • Inexperienced or unlicensed drivers
  • Road defects
  • Rubbernecking
  • Running red lights
  • Speeding
  • Tailgating
Virginia law provides only a certain period of time in which to file traffic accident injury claims. If you are involved in a traffic accident on US Route 220 in the Roanoke region and need an attorney to handle your injury matter, call for an appointment to speak with Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC, right away. You may be eligible to receive compensation for injuries and damages. See our Automobile Accident page for more information.

Speeding & Traffic Citations on US Route 220 in Roanoke County

Virginia attorneys of Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC, specialize in legal services to drivers cited for speeding on US Route 220 in Roanoke County. Consult with one of our attorneys today to review your traffic citation. The Virginia demerit point system, classifies reckless driving penalties at six demerit points*. Other charges for speeding 10-19 mph over the limit incur four demerit points. 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.

Reckless Driving on US Route 220 in Roanoke County, VA

Reckless driving offenses on US Route 220 occur because of many causes, but the primary reason is speeding. Statute 46.2-862 permits authorities to cite drivers for reckless driving who go 20 miles per hour over the speed limit or as much as 80 miles per hour over the limit on Route 220. With the large volume of traffic on Roanoke County regional roads, these reckless driving citations can occur often.

Upon conviction, reckless driving can result in higher insurance rates. It can also mean the loss of jobs that require a CDL or good driving record, loss of a security clearance, and disqualification from jobs involving law enforcement or public agencies. The attorneys and staff at Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC, offer legal services to drivers cited for reckless driving on US Route 220 in the Roanoke County area. Review your matter today with Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC. Call (800)-218-5409 for an appointment.

Contact Spigle, Massey & Clay, PLC, at (800)-218-5409
Attorneys in Virginia for Driving Offenses on US Route 220

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