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Category Archives: Reckless Driving

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Man without License Arrested for Reckless Driving in Virginia

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An 18-year-old driver from Norfolk, Virginia faces charges for reckless driving and other offenses, after leading police on a high-speed chase on Interstate 64, according to an article by CBS affiliate WTKR. According to official reports, police attempted to execute a traffic stop for reckless driving on Interstate 64, somewhere around  mile marker 243…. Read More »

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Exploring Another Four Versions of Reckless Driving in Virginia

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Reckless driving is a criminal offense under the Virginia Criminal Code. Depending on the severity of the offense, reckless drivers can face Class 1 misdemeanor or Class 6 felony charges. Upon conviction, reckless drivers usually face multiple criminal penalties, including jail time, criminal fines, and driver’s license suspension. The following sections will explore four… Read More »

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Driver Loses Control & Faces Reckless Driving Charges in Virginia

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A driver faces criminal charges for reckless driving after allegedly causing a multi-vehicle accident in Chesterfield County, according to an article by the Richmond Times-Dispatch. This car accident occurred on Thursday, September 10th at approximately 6 a.m. The driver in question was heading southbound on Interstate 95, just past the exit to Route 288…. Read More »

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Virginia Reckless Driver Arrested in Florida

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Florida police arrested a man from Chesapeake, Virginia on pending charges of reckless driving and several other offenses, according to an article by The Virginian-Pilot. This Virginia man allegedly drove a truck into a group of Oceanfront protestors back in May. This arrest came on the heels of a warrant issued last week by… Read More »

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Underage Virginia Male Charged with Reckless Driving & Other Offenses in Ashburn

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A 20-year-old male from Virginia faces criminal charges for reckless driving and several other offenses after a traffic stop in Ashburn, according to an article by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. On Saturday, July 25th at approximately 2 a.m., a deputy from the Loudoun County Sheriff’s Department observed a speeding vehicle near Gloucester Parkway and Ashburn… Read More »

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Loudoun County Police Search Ongoing for Reckless Driver in Stolen RV

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The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate an apparent reckless driving incident, after an unknown perpetrator drove a smoking RV through Sterling, according to an article by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. Law enforcement received reports of this incident on Sunday, August 2nd at approximately 2 a.m. The reports indicated that a person was driving… Read More »

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When Does Failing to Signal Become Reckless Driving in Virginia?

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On roads and highways across the Commonwealth of Virginia, drivers are required to use vehicle signals to indicate when they will turn, slow down, or stop. Any driver who disregards these requirements can face criminal charges for reckless driving. If convicted, a reckless driving offender can face prison time and severe criminal fines. Required… Read More »

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Virginia Institutes New Rules for Careless & Reckless Driving

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On July 1, 2020, several new Virginia laws took effect, creating rules against careless driving and increasing the penalty for certain reckless driving offenses, according to an article by NBC12. More specifically, Senate Bill 437 instituted rules against careless driving to protect “vulnerable road users.” At the same time, House Bill 885 increased the… Read More »

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Does Failing to Yield Right-of-Way Qualify as Reckless Driving in Virginia?

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Under Virginia law, reckless driving is a traffic offense that prohibits certain types of dangerous driving behaviors. From a general standpoint, reckless driving occurs when a person operates a motor vehicle in a way that endangers other people or property. Any person who commits reckless driving in Virginia can face severe criminal punishment. On… Read More »

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Virginian Man Charged with Reckless Driving & Eluding Police in Leesburg

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Law enforcement officers arrested a 23-year-old Virginian man for reckless driving and eluding police after a brief chase in Leesburg, according to an article by the Loudoun Times-Mirror. The incident occurred in the morning of Friday, June 19th,when Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office deputies allegedly saw the Virginian man blast through several red lights and… Read More »

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