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Category Archives: Reckless Driving

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Teenage Driver Injures Virginia Police Officer While Driving Recklessly

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A teenage driver faces criminal charges for reckless driving after striking and injuring a law enforcement officer who was conducting a DUI checkpoint, according to an article by CBS affiliate WTKR. This auto accident occurred in the morning of Tuesday, August 6th on History Land Highway. At that point, a Richmond County Sheriff’s deputy… Read More »

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When Does Passing Another Vehicle Become Reckless Driving in Virginia?

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Across the Commonwealth of Virginia, is it unlawful to engage in reckless driving that puts other people or property in danger. In addition to this general rule, there are also more specific laws against reckless driving, in order to preserve public safety of state roadways. For example, Virginia law prohibits drivers from passing other… Read More »

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Virginia Reckless Driver Kills 4 & Injures 7 in Church Van Crash

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A Norfolk truck driver faces criminal charges for reckless driving in Virginia after smashing into a church van and causing four deaths and seven injuries, according to an article by WAVY. This auto accident occurred on May 28th at approximately 6:45 p.m. on Route 460 in Dinwiddie County. According to statements from the Virginia… Read More »

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Dissecting 5 Common Varieties of Reckless Driving in Virginia

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The Commonwealth of Virginia has a vested interest in preserving safe highways and other roadways. When a person operates a motor vehicle in such a way that endangers other people or property, it is considered reckless driving. Under Virginia law, reckless driving is punishable as misdemeanor or felony, depending on the circumstances. To understand… Read More »

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Reckless Driving & Involuntary Manslaughter Charges Filed in Virginia Fireman’s Death

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A Virginia truck driver faces charges for reckless driving and involuntary manslaughter after killing a firefighter in an automotive accident, according to an article by CBS affiliate WTKR. A grand jury from Hanover, Virginia, just elected to file formal charges against the truck driver in April 2019. The incident in question dates back to… Read More »

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Reckless Driving Charges Filed After Virginia School Bus Accident

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A Virginia school bus driver faces criminal charges for reckless driving after causing a multi-vehicle crash, according to an article by CBS affiliate WTKR. This automotive accident occurred in Chesterfield County on Tuesday, May 28th just before 2 p.m. At that point, the school bus driver was approaching the intersection of Iron Bridge and… Read More »

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Evaluating 4 Different Penalties for Reckless Driving in Virginia

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From a general standpoint, reckless driving in Virginia refers to any conduct on state roadways that endangers other people or property. From a specific standpoint, reckless driving can occur when a person drives too fast, races with other vehicles, drives with an obstructed view, or engages in similarly dangerous driving behavior. In order to… Read More »

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Virginia Man Drags Police Officer During Reckless Driving Incident

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A Virginia man was sentenced for reckless driving, assault and battery, and other crimes after hurting a police officer while in possession of an illegal assault rifle, according to an article by WTKR. Approximately one year ago, this Virginia man was speeding on Interstate 264 near First Colonial Road. A police officer attempted to… Read More »

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Virginia Truck Driver Overturns Vehicle & Faces Reckless Driving Charges

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A 26-year-old truck driver from Callao, Virginia, faces criminal charges for reckless driving after overturning his tractor-trailer in Richmond County, according to an article by CBS affiliate WTVR. This truck accident occurred at approximately 6 a.m. on Monday, February 11th. At that point, the truck driver was heading east on History Land Highway, which… Read More »

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What is the Difference Between Reckless & Aggressive Driving in Virginia?

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Across the Commonwealth of Virginia, it is unlawful to engage aggressive or reckless driving that puts other people or property in danger of harm. To minimize this risk, Virginia imposes criminal penalties for any person who engages in reckless or aggressive driving. Reckless Driving The definition of reckless driving appears under Code of Virginia… Read More »

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