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ROCKINGHAM COUNTY VIRGINIA TRAFFIC TICKET DEFENSE
You are driving down the road in Rockingham, Virginia and the next thing you see is flashing lights in your rear view mirror.
Great! What joy?
At best, you are going to get a Virginia speeding ticket or some other form of Virginia traffic violation.
Worst case scenario, you are going to be charged with a crime that masquerades as a traffic ticket.
You may be asking, what kind of crime could you be charged with in Rockingham Virginia for just driving down the road?
Here are the possible criminal charges you could be facing in Rockingham Virginia:
- Virginia Reckless Driving Ticket
- Virginia Driving On Suspended License Ticket
- Virginia Aggressive Driving Ticket
So what is the big deal with any of the above traffic tickets? After all they are just Virginia traffic tickets right?
Wrong. The above tickets are misdemeanors in Virginia.
What is a misdemeanor ticket in Virginia? A misdemeanor ticket in Virginia may land you in jail and cause you to lose your license.
So you now have two options if you have received a misdemeanor traffic ticket or speeding ticket in Virginia.
You can go to court without a lawyer and hope for the best or you contact the SRIS Law Group Rockingham Virginia traffic court lawyers for help.
We defend clients charged with traffic tickets in Rockingham, Virginia & the surrounding counties in Virginia.
We have an office in Loudoun County. You can reach us by phone at 703-278-0405 or contact us online.
Our Rockingham, Virginia traffic ticket attorneys defend speeding tickets, reckless driving tickets, driving on suspended license & Virginia uniform summons aggressive driving tickets in the following jurisdictions:
Rockingham County, Harrisonburg City, Shenandoah County, Woodstock, Charlottesville & Albemarle County,Virginia.
The Rockingham County traffic lawyers help James Madison & University of Virginia students and parents who recieve traffic tickets, speeding tickets & reckless driving tickets.
The following are some of the traffc laws in Virgina:
Virginia Traffic Law § 46.2-870. Maximum speed limits generally.
Except as otherwise provided in this article, the maximum speed limit shall be 55 miles per hour on interstate highways or other limited access highways with divided roadways, nonlimited access highways having four or more lanes, and all state primary highways.
The maximum speed limit on all other highways shall be 55 miles per hour if the vehicle is a passenger motor vehicle, bus, pickup or panel truck, or a motorcycle, but 45 miles per hour on such highways if the vehicle is a truck, tractor truck, or combination of vehicles designed to transport property, or is a motor vehicle being used to tow a vehicle designed for self-propulsion, or a house trailer.
Notwithstanding the foregoing provisions of this section, the maximum speed limit shall be 70 miles per hour where indicated by lawfully placed signs, erected subsequent to a traffic engineering study and analysis of available and appropriate accident and law-enforcement data, on: (i) interstate highways, (ii) multilane, divided, limited access highways, and (iii) high-occupancy vehicle lanes if such lanes are physically separated from regular travel lanes. The maximum speed limit shall be 60 miles per hour where indicated by lawfully placed signs, erected subsequent to a traffic engineering study and analysis of available and appropriate accident and law-enforcement data, on U.S. Route 29, U.S. Route 58, U.S. Route 360, U.S. Route 460, and on U.S. Route 17 between the town of Port Royal and Saluda where they are nonlimited access, multilane, divided highways.
§ 46.2-862. Exceeding speed limit.
A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who drives a motor vehicle on the highways in the Commonwealth (i) at a speed of twenty miles per hour or more in excess of the applicable maximum speed limit or (ii) in excess of eighty miles per hour regardless of the applicable maximum speed limit.