The SRIS Law Group defends clients charged with reckless driving regularly before the different traffic courts in Virginia.
Two of most regularly charged reckless driving offenses in Virginia are reckless driving by speed and reckless driving general.
Please seriously consider calling our firm if you have been charged with reckless driving in Virginia. We have client meeting locations in Fairfax, Richmond, Loudoun, Lynchburg, Fredericksburg, Prince William and Virginia Beach.
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Virginia 46.2-862 Reckless Driving Statute
§ 46.2-862. Exceeding speed limit.
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.
Virginia 46.2-852 Reckless Driving Statute
§ 46.2-852. Reckless driving; general rule.
Irrespective of the maximum speeds permitted by law, any person who drives a vehicle on any highway recklessly or at a speed or in a manner so as to endanger the life, limb, or property of any person shall be guilty of reckless driving.
Virginia 46.2-865 Reckless Driving Statute
46.2-865. Racing; penalty.
Any person who engages in a race between two or more motor vehicles on the highways in the Commonwealth or on any driveway or premises of a church, school, recreational facility, or business property open to the public in the Commonwealth shall be guilty of reckless driving, unless authorized by the owner of the property or his agent. When any person is convicted of reckless driving under this section, in addition to any other penalties provided by law the driver’s license of such person shall be suspended by the court for a period of not less than six months nor more than two years. In case of conviction the court shall order the surrender of the license to the court where it shall be disposed of in accordance with the provisions of § 46.2-398.
Most people are shocked that if you do donuts in a parking lot, you can be charged with reckless driving in Virginia. If you spin your tires, you can be charged with reckless driving in Virginia. Keep in mind that in Virginia, reckless driving is not a traffic offense. It is a criminal offense. Virginia has some of the strictest driving laws in the entire country. Be very careful about violating the different Virginia driving laws.
Talk to an experienced reckless driving lawyer who has gone before the different county traffic courts and knows how the different county traffic courts rule on reckless driving offenses.
Our Virginia traffic lawyers can and will do their best to help you. We are a simple phone call away.
As an added bonus, the following is a federal statute you might find relevant.
General rule. The net collection of taxes imposed by chapter 1 [26 USCS §§ 1 et seq.] for each taxable year with respect to an individual to whom section 931 or 932(c) [26 USCS § 931 or 932(c)] applies shall be covered into the Treasury of the specified possession of which such individual is a bona fide resident.
(b) Definition and special rule. For purposes of this section–
(1) Net collections. In determining net collections for a taxable year, an appropriate adjustment shall be made for credits allowed against the tax liability and refunds made of income taxes for the taxable year.
(2) Specified possession. The term ‘specified possession’ means Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Virgin Islands.
(c) Transfers. The transfers of funds between the United States and any specified possession required by this section shall be made not less frequently than annually.
(d) Federal personnel. In addition to the amount determined under subsection (a), the United States shall pay to each specified possession at such times and in such manner as determined by the Secretary–
(1) the amount of the taxes deducted and withheld by the United States under chapter 24 [26 USCS §§ 3401 et seq.] with respect to compensation paid to members of the Armed Forces who are stationed in such possession but who have no income tax liability to such possession with respect to such compensation by reason of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (50 App. U.S.C. 501 et seq.), and
(2) the amount of the taxes deducted and withheld under chapter 24 [26 USCS §§ 3401 et seq.] with respect to amounts paid for services performed as an employee of the United States (or any agency thereof) in a specified possession with respect to an individual unless section 931 or 932(c) [26 USCS § 931 or 932(c)] applies.
(e) Regulations. The Secretary shall prescribe such regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this section and sections 931 and 932 [26 USCS §§ 931 and 932], including regulations prohibiting the rebate of taxes covered over which are allocable to United States source income and prescribing the information which the individuals to whom such sections may apply shall furnish to the Secretary.
Imposition of tax in possessions. For provisions imposing tax in possessions, see–
(1) Chapter 2, relating to self-employment tax;
(2) Chapter 21, relating to the tax under the Federal Insurance Contributions Act [26 USCS §§ 3101 et seq.].
(b) Other provisions. For other provisions relating to possessions of the United States, see–
(1) Section 931 [26 USCS § 931], relating to income tax on residents of Guam, American Samoa, or the Northern Mariana Islands;
(2) Section 933 [26 USCS § 933], relating to income tax on residents of Puerto Rico.
When used in this title, where not otherwise distinctly expressed or manifestly incompatible with the intent thereof–
(1) Person. The term “person” shall be construed to mean and include an individual, a trust, estate, partnership, association, company or corporation.
(2) Partnership and partner. The term “partnership” includes a syndicate, group, pool, joint venture, or other unincorporated organization, through or by means of which any business, financial operation, or venture is carried on, and which is not, within the meaning of this title, a trust or estate or a corporation; and the term “partner” includes a member in such a syndicate, group, pool, joint venture, or organization.
(3) Corporation. The term “corporation” includes associations, joint-stock companies, and insurance companies.
(4) Domestic. The term “domestic” when applied to a corporation or partnership means created or organized in the United States or under the law of the United States or of any State unless, in the case of a partnership, the Secretary provides otherwise by regulations.
(5) Foreign. The term “foreign” when applied to a corporation or partnership means a corporation or partnership which is not domestic.
(6) Fiduciary. The term “fiduciary” means a guardian, trustee, executor, administrator, receiver, conservator, or any person acting in any fiduciary capacity for any person.
(7) Stock. The term “stock” includes shares in an association, joint-stock company, or insurance company.
(8) Shareholder. The term “shareholder” includes a member in an association, joint-stock company, or insurance company.
(9) United States. The term “United States” when used in a geographical sense includes only the States and the District of Columbia.
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When a client is faced with a serious legal issue in Virginia, Maryland or Massachusetts, then they should serious consider calling the SRIS Law Group.
Our attorneys assist clients with the following types of legal issues:
We have client meeting locations in Virginia, Maryland & Massachusetts.
Speeding Ticket Virginia Points
Our Fairfax County Criminal Lawyer attorneys and staff speak following languages Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Mandarin and Spanish.
Due to our experience in defending clients charged with the above types of legal issues, we routinely appear before the courts in Virginia, Maryland & Massachusetts.
Our attorneys are also licensed to appear in the federal district courts of Virginia, Maryland & Massachusetts.
If you need help with certain types of federal cases, please feel free to call us and discuss your legal issue with us.