Reckless Driving

Reckless Driving Lawyer in Richmond

Representing serious traffic offenses in Newport News, VA

When you are pulled over for a traffic offense, you may not be too worried about the consequences. However, reckless driving is different from other types of traffic offenses in the state of Virginia. Reckless driving convictions can carry heavy penalties. In fact, it is all too common in Virginia that reckless driving convictions result in very heavy fines, license suspension, and even jail time. In addition, a reckless driving conviction in Virginia will almost certainly remain on your criminal record for life, as Virginia does not have a qualifying expungement statute for such a conviction.

The Richmond criminal defense lawyers at Throop Law are here to represent you if you have been charged with reckless driving. Call (804) 215-1515 for a free initial consultation to discuss your legal options.

What does reckless driving entail?

Essentially, reckless driving is behavior which illustrates no regard for your safety or the safety of those around you. In addition to not following traffic laws, if you are thought to be putting others in danger or cause an accident, you will likely be charged with reckless driving. Our Richmond reckless driving attorneys are experienced and knowledgeable in the field of criminal defense, including all types of traffic offenses.

  • Reckless driving may involve the following acts:
  • Weaving
  • Running red lights
  • Going over the speed limit
  • Evading the police
  • Changing lanes erratically
  • Failing to follow traffic signals
  • And even in circumstances of brake failure

Protecting your future & reputation

Being charged with any type of crime can lead to serious legal and employment consequences. If you are convicted, you will have a permanent criminal record which can affect your future and your reputation. Our Richmond reckless driving attorneys' goal is to stand by your side, aggressively advocating for your rights and fighting against a conviction, or working towards a favorable outcome for our clients.

Reach out to our legal team today at (804) 215-1515 to request a complimentary consultation.

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