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Reckless Driving Traffic Ticket – Virginia Lawyers

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Reckless Driving Traffic Ticket – Attorneys In Virginia

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Caroline v. Commonwealth

Facts:

Defendant was convicted in the Circuit Court of Caroline (Virginia) of DUI in violation of Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-266. He had previously pled guilty to speeding in violation of Va. Code Ann. § 46.2-870. Both charges arose from the same course of driving. He asserted that the DUI conviction was barred by Va. Code Ann. § 19.2-294.1 because the speeding conviction constituted a conviction for reckless driving.

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Holdings:

The Virginia Court made the following holding:
  • Va. Code Ann. § 19.2-294.1 provides that whenever any person is charged with driving under the influence of alcohol and reckless driving growing out of the same act or acts and is convicted of one of these charges, the court shall dismiss the remaining charge.
  • Reckless driving is chargeable and punishable under the provisions of Article 7 in the Motor Vehicle Code chapter on the regulation of traffic. Traffic ticket for Reckless driving is a Class 1 misdemeanor, Va. Code Ann. § 46.2-868, carrying with it the potential for a twelve month jail sentence and a fine of not more than $ 2,500 under Va. Code Ann. § 18.2-1(a)..

Reckless Driving Traffic Ticket – Attorneys In Virginia

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best result possible based on the facts of your case. Our law firm has the necessary experience to assist you with this matter.

A Sris
Sris Law Group
1-703-278-0405

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