A Reckless Driving Violation Can Threaten Your Right To Drive
One of the most serious driving offenses that an individual can be charged with is reckless driving. While many drivers may initially assume that reckless driving charges are simple traffic tickets, these tickets can actually carry severe consequences.
At The Law Office of Louis K. Nagy, PLC, in Harrisonburg, we provide aggressive representation for individuals charged with reckless driving. We have extensive experience guiding clients through the court process, helping to protect their rights and their driver’s license.
Dedicated Woodstock And Shenandoah County Reckless Driving Defense Lawyer
Reckless driving is a criminal offense. Classified as a Class 1 misdemeanor — the most serious misdemeanor classification in Virginia — reckless driving is punishable by up to 12 months in jail, a $2,500 fine, a six-month license suspension and even jail time.
There are a variety of different actions that may constitute reckless driving in Virginia, including:
- Driving more than 20 miles per hour over the speed limit or in excess of 80 miles per hour regardless of the speed limit
- Driving in a manner that endangers life, limb or the property of others
- Driving at speeds too fast for traffic conditions
Our defense team is committed to providing the highest caliber legal representation to individuals charged with reckless driving in Rockingham, Augusta and Shenandoah Counties. We have the experience and skill that clients need in a defense attorney. Our proactive approach to law and willingness to fight beside clients in court is an asset in any serious traffic violation case.