Driving and Traffic Violations
Do you need a Henrico reckless driving lawyer?
At The Gee Law Firm, we understand that life can sometimes move too fast and as a result, you end up with a driving or traffic violation. When a ticket is issued, a lot of people choose to just pay their fine because they do not understand their options. Most people do not understand the ramifications of this decision and how it will affect their driving record and insurance rates. If you have received a ticket for speeding, charged with reckless driving or driving under the influence, our team of attorneys are prepared to assist you with whatever you may be facing. With the help of our knowledgeable and experienced traffic attorneys, we may be able to help you secure a favorable outcome.
Our experienced traffic attorneys handle many traffic infractions such as:
- Reckless Driving
- Speeding Tickets
- Driving on a suspended/revoked license
- Driving under the influence
- Driving without a driver’s license in Richmond
There are several actions that result in a reckless charge, the most common is exceeding the speed limits. Reckless driving includes either driving at a speed that is 20 miles over the post speed limit or going in excess of 80 miles per hours, regardless of the posted speed. Also, if the conditions on the road make driving at that speed dangerous, you may ticketed regardless of the posted speed.
Other examples of reckless driving include:
- Passing a stopped school bus
- Failing to signal
- Improper passing
A reckless driving conviction is a Class 1 Misdemeanor and is punishable by up to 12 months in jail and a fine not to exceed $2,500.00, either or both. It is important to know that past driving infractions could affect your reckless driving sentence. If you have been charged with reckless driving, it is important to hire an attorney familiar with Virginia Traffic laws . If you or a loved one have been charged with reckless driving and need a Henrico reckless driving lawyer, call us today at (804) 226-4111.
Each person in the state of Virginia operating a motorized vehicle or self-propelled machinery must possess a valid driver’s license. In the state of Virginia, it is illegal to drive on a suspended or revoked license. A driving on a suspended or revoked license is a Class 1 misdemeanor and is punishable by up to 12 months in jail and a fine of up to $2,500.00, either or both. If you have been charged with driving on a suspended or revoked license, it is important to hire an experienced traffic attorney to represent your interests.
If you have received a ticket for speeding, charged with reckless driving or driving under the influence, our team of attorneys are prepared to assist you with whatever you may be facing. Call our office today at (804) 226-4111 for a consultation.
A 2016 survey conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that half of all drivers in the United States (45.6%) exceeded the speed limit by 15 miles per hour (mph) on a freeway. Similarly, around half of all drivers (46%) have gone over 10 mph in a residential area.
These high statistics give cops a reason to be on high alert for speeders.As a result of this, it is common for drivers to receive speeding tickets. Most drivers don’t know their options when faced with a speeding and assume that they must automatically pay their speeding fines.
Our well-qualified traffic lawyers will represent in your speeding ticket and will work tirelessly to reduce or eliminate traffic fines, thus decreasing the amount of points on your drivers license and avoiding an increase in insurance rates.
A revoked driver’s license means your license has been fully canceled and cannot be reinstated. If a driver is caught operating a vehicle with a revoked driver’s license, they may have to spend up to one year in jail and pay up to $2,500 in fines.
If you have been charged with driving on a suspended driver’s license, it is important to hire a lawyer who specializes in this area of law. The attorneys at The Gee Law Firm understand the inconvenience of not having a license and will help you minimize your fines and avoid a potential jail sentence.
According to Virginia law, a driver will receive a DUI if their blood alcohol concentration (BAC) is 0.08% or more. Such drivers are subject to first, second, third, or fourth degree Driving Offenses, depending on several factors.
Other Self-Administered Intoxicants
One can receive a DUI driving infraction if they have taken any drug(s) that impairs their ability to properly operate a motor vehicle. Even though this does not include alcohol, the Driving Offenses and Punishments are the same.
There are many other driving and traffic infractions one can run into. While most driving and traffic infractions are obvious, some are more obscure. Other driving and traffic infractions a driver may encounter include:
The above infractions range in severity and punishment. A skillful lawyer knows this and will listen closely to your specific case. This attentiveness to detail will pay off tremendously when your case is flawlessly represented in the courtroom.
Why The Gee Law Firm
The Gee Law Firm has over 30 years of experience representing individuals charged with driving and traffic infractions. We are more dedicated to serving the Richmond community and strive to put our clients needs first. Our attorneys understand how difficult and complex traffic violations can be. No matter what you are facing, you shouldn’t have to deal with a driving or traffic infraction without the help of our experienced attorneys. Call us if you need a Henrico reckless driving lawyer.
The attorneys at The Gee Law Firm combine their years of experience and compassion to zealously defend you. Your case will be thoroughly investigated to make sure all facts are understood to put on the best possible defense. You deserve to be represented by a team that has a vast amount of knowledge and experience representing clients in Virginia. We know how stressful driving and traffic infractions can be and are here to alleviate any stress associated with such violations.