Reckless Driving by speed trials result in dismissals in Northampton General District Court and Norfolk General District Court, and a defective equipment outcome in Hampton General District Court.

DISCLAIMER – EACH CASE IS UNIQUE AND CASE RESULTS DEPEND ON YOUR INDIVIDUAL SITUATION. CASE RESULTS DO NOT GUARANTEE OR PREDICT A SIMILAR RESULT IN ANY FUTURE CASE UNDERTAKEN BY THE LAWYER.

  • January 27th, 2015 – Northampton General District Court, Charge: Reckless driving by speed for 87 mph in a 55 mph zone.  Outcome: dismissed. No court costs or fines.  Officer did not have the proper certifications on his radar equipment, showing that they were properly tested.Northampton GDC - 2015.01.27
  • January 20th, 2015 – Norfolk GDC, Reckless driving by speed for 78 mph in a 55 mph zone.  Outcome: dismissed. No court costs or fines.  Officer did not have the proper certifications on his radar equipment, showing that they were properly tested.

Norfolk GDC - 2015.01.20

  • January 21st, 2015 – Hampton GDC, Reckless driving by speed for 81 mph in a 60 mph zone. Outcome: reduced to defective equipment, a non-moving violation. Client had a good driving record and took my advice before court. I negotiated this disposition with the trooper before court. Some courts allow troopers to make plea agreements.

Hampton GDC - 2015.01.21

 

Recent Posts

Reckless Driving for Failure to Yield Right of Way

Virginia makes it a reckless driving offense for failing to yield the right of way. Most of the time that we see this type of reckless driving charge it is because an accident occurred. Specifically, Virginia Code § 46.2-863 states: A person shall be guilty of...

read more