Caroline County VA Traffic Lawyers

The Code of Virginia classifies various offenses such as reckless driving, aggressive driving, driving on a suspended or revoked license, or habitual offender, to name a few, as serious misdemeanor criminal offenses and require skilled representation. In fact, a motorist can be convicted of Reckless Driving for speeding as little as 11 miles per hour over the limit if the speed allegation is 81 miles per hour in a 70 mile per hour speed zone. A conviction for any traffic misdemeanor can severely jeopardize your freedom, your career, and your driving record.

If you have been arrested or charged with one of these allegations or any other criminal or traffic offense, then you need an accomplished Caroline VA Traffic Lawyer. Many of these criminal traffic offenses are punishable as follows:

  • Maximum fine of $2,500
  • 12 months in jail
  • Suspension or Revocation of driving privileges of up to 6 months or more
  • Assessment of DMV demerit points
  • Increased automobile insurance premiums

Experienced Traffic Attorneys Caroline County

The Caroline VA Traffic Lawyers of Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law possess over 40 years of combined traffic law experience and are routinely recognized by Virginia Super Lawyers for our legal ability and ethical standards. We will examine your case, deploy many strategies during our representation, and use every resource the law allows to secure our client the best possible outcome under the law. We are an “AV Preeminent” rated firm by Martindale-Hubbell that has the experience and knowledge you need to help prevent bad things from happening and represent clients as follows:

  • Habitual Offender
  • DUI
  • Eluding the Police
  • Hit & Run-Leaving the Scene of an Accident
  • Driving Without a Valid License
  • Driving on a Suspended or Revoked License
  • Commercial Driver’s License Violations
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  • Aggressive Driving
  • Out Of State Drivers
  • Accidents
  • Moving Violations
  • Driving Without Automobile Insurance

Caroline Reckless Driving 125 mph REDUCED to Improper Driving

DISCLAIMER: CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE AND DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE

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Reckless Driving Speeding 125 mph REDUCED to Improper Driving

Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law represented a client who was alleged to have been reckless driving speeding 125 mph in a 65 mph zone. The client was originally represented by another firm in District Court and the Judge imposed a significant term of incarceration. The client appealed the verdict to the Circuit Court and subsequently retained our firm for representation. We discovered a significant issue with the accuracy of the state trooper’s RADAR evidence; however, the Commonwealth’s Attorney disagreed. We proceeded with a trial by jury and convinced the jurors that there were significant errors with the trooper’s evidence and the Jury ruled for our client by finding him not guilty of reckless driving speeding. The jury found our client guilty of the minor traffic of improper driving and imposed a $250 fine. Needless to say, our client was ecstatic!

Caroline County No Valid Driver’s License DISMISSED

DISCLAIMER: CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON A VARIETY OF FACTORS UNIQUE TO EACH CASE AND DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE

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Caroline No Driver’s License DISMISSED

Riley & Wells traffic attorneys represented a client from North Caroline who was alleged to have been driving without a valid driver’s license in violation of Va. Code 46.2-300. To some, that may not seem like that big of a deal, but it can mean a jail sentence to Virginia Judges. In this case, we reviewed the Virginia State Trooper’s evidence and found a flaw that we believed would work to our clients advantage during trial. Our client pled not guilty and we objected to the prosecution’s evidence that suggested our client was driving without a valid driver’s license. The Judge agree with our argument and dismissed the case.

Reckless Driving Accident Interstate I95 Shutdown DISMISSED

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Caroline Reckless Driving I95 Shutdown DISMISSED

Riley & Wells traffic lawyers represented a commercial motor vehicle driver from Chesterfield VA who was involved in a work zone accident on I95 in Caroline County VA. The construction project involved shutting down various travel lanes to repave the Interstate. Our client was a subcontractor of the repaving company that was repaving the Interstate for VDOT. During the project, the lift gate of our client’s truck made contact with overhead power lines.

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Caroline County Reckless Driving Accident News 12 Coverage

A Virginia State Trooper was dispatched to the scene to investigate the incident, which shut down the interstate in both directions for several hours. conditions. The Trooper issued a summons to our client alleging that he somehow operated his commercial motor vehicle in a reckless manner. Our client did not believe he did anything wrong and in fact felt that the reason the accident occurred was due to improper placement of the traffic cones in the workzone. A not guilty plea was entered and the Court heard testimony from three witnesses. Upon conclusion of the evidence, we argued what our client had maintained the entire time. He had relied on improper placement of the traffic safety cones that marked the workzone and the lane closesure. The Judge agreed with our argument and dismissed the case.

In addition to the various misdemeanor traffic offenses, there are many other minor traffic ticket offenses that are also moving violations that can trigger various negative consequences. These Caroline VA Traffic Tickets are often only punishable by a fine, court costs and DMV demerit points. In many cases, we can resolve our client’s Virginia Uniform Summons and/or speeding ticket in such a manner that protects both the driving record and the automobile insurance policy. The Caroline VA Traffic Lawyers of Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law will work hard to obtain the best possible result for you to protect your driving privileges and limit your risk.

Let us review YOUR case. We can help!

Virginia Super Lawyers Riley & Wells Attorneys-At-Law are experienced Criminal, DUI, Reckless Driving Speeding Ticket Traffic Defense Attorneys who practice throughout the Commonwealth, including: Alberta, Ashland, Beaverdam, Bon Air, Bowling Green, Brunswick County, Caroline County, Chester, Chesterfield County, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie County, Doswell, Emporia, Glen Allen, Goochland County, Greensville County, Hanover County, Henrico County, Highland Springs, Hopewell, King William County, Lawrenceville, Midlothian, Mechanicsville, Montpelier, New Kent County, Louisa County, Petersburg, Powhatan County, Prince George County, Richmond, Rockville, Sandston, Short Pump, Spotsylvania County, Studley, Sussex County, Varina & Waverly. We also represent out-of-state clients.

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