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Category Archives: Reckless Driving

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What are Several Common Types of Reckless Driving in Virginia?

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Under Virginia law, reckless driving is an offense that carries the possibility of severe criminal penalties. From a general standpoint, reckless driving occurs whenever a driver puts other people or property in danger of harm. Any person who commits reckless driving in Virginia is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. If convicted, a reckless… Read More »

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Virginia Laws Against Aggressive, Improper & Reckless Driving

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The Commonwealth of Virginia has a vested interest in promoting safe driving on all highways and other roads within state boundaries. When drivers operate their vehicles dangerously, or even recklessly, it can result in harm to other people or property damage. Consequently, Virginia law prohibits any person from engaging in aggressive, improper, or reckless… Read More »

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Virginia Reckless Driving Hospitalizes Two with Severe Injuries

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A 34-year-old man from Broadway, Virginia, faces criminal charges for reckless driving after causing an accident that hospitalized two victims with severe injuries, according to an article by ABC affiliate WHSV. This incident occurred just before 3 a.m. on Monday, April 6th, in Rockingham County on Interstate 81. The Broadway man was driving his… Read More »

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Legal Primer: Reckless Driving Under Virginia Criminal Law

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In the interest of public health and safety, the Commonwealth of Virginia imposes strict rules and regulations for driving conduct. Accordingly, Virginia laws against reckless driving impose severe penalties for dangerous driving conduct, including, but not necessarily limited to: confinement, fines, and license suspension. What is Reckless Driving in Virginia? Code of Virginia Section… Read More »

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Virginia Senate Approves Bill to Adjust Reckless Driving Laws

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The Virginia Senate approved a bill that aims to increase the threshold for certain reckless driving offenses, according to an article by WTOP. In a 25-14 vote, the Virginia Senate pushed for an adjustment of the excessive speeding variation of reckless driving. If the Virginia House approves this bill as well, drivers would have… Read More »

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Virginia Reckless Driving: Where Speeding Can Become Criminal

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The Commonwealth of Virginia recognizes that speeding is an extremely dangerous behavior that can result in property damage, physical injury, and even death. That is why certain types of speeding can result in criminal charges for reckless driving, which features extremely harsh penalties. In most cases, reckless driving is a Class 1 misdemeanor. If… Read More »

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Virginia Police Officer Faces Reckless Driving Charges for Excessive Speeding

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A Virginia police officer from Augusta County faces charges for reckless driving after excessively speeding while responding to a crime, according to an article by NBC 12. This incident occurred on Sunday, January 5th, at approximately midnight. That is when police officers mobilized to respond to reports of an alleged armed robbery at a… Read More »

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What are Several Common Penalties for Reckless Driving in Virginia?

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Under Virginia law, reckless driving is a criminal offense that involves dangerous behavior on the roads. Generally speaking, reckless driving occurs when a driver creates a risk of property damage, physical injury, or death. Though Virginia law also establishes many specific types of reckless driving, such as operating a vehicle with faulty brakes. The… Read More »

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Examining Virginia Traffic Data for Reckless Driving & Speeding

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Across Virginia in 2018, approximately 500,000 people received speeding tickets and 120,000 people faced reckless driving charges, according to an article by CBS affiliate WTVR. Parsing out last year’s case data from the Virginia General District Courts, approximately 98 percent of speeding tickets were for driving at least 10 miles per hour above the… Read More »

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Truck Driver Faces Virginia Reckless Driving Charges After Deadly Accident

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A Virginia truck driver faces criminal charges for reckless driving after causing a fatal accident in Surry County, according to an article by CBS affiliate WTKR. This truck accident occurred at approximately 4 p.m. on Tuesday, October 29th. At that time, the truck driver was heading east on Colonial Trail (Route 10), just west… Read More »

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