Reckless Driving Virginia Law Penalties 46.2-868 Fairfax Richmond Beach Loudoun Prince William

Reckless Driving Defense – Virginia Lawyers

There are many different penalties for Reckless Driving charges in Virginia. It can be charged as either a misdemeanor or a felony depending on the facts of the case.

If you have been charged with Reckless Driving in Virginia, contact our firm immediately for help.

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Richmond Virginia Beach Loudoun Prince William Fredericksburg & Lynchburg.

Reckless Driving Virginia Law Penalties 46.2-868
Reckless Driving Virginia Law Penalties 46.2-868

Reckless Driving Defense In Virginia

VIRGINIA-RECKLESS DRIVING STATUTE

Va. Code Ann. § 46.2-868

§ 46.2-868. Reckless driving; penalties

  1. Every person convicted of reckless driving under the provisions of this article shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
  2. Every person convicted of reckless driving under the provisions of this article who, when he committed the offense, (i) was driving without a valid operator’s license due to a suspension or revocation for a moving violation and, (ii) as the sole and proximate result of his reckless driving, caused the death of another, is guilty of a Class 6 felony.

VIRGINIA-RECKLESS DRIVING PENALTIES

Some of the courts we cover in Virginia:

Fairfax Circuit Court Richmond Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
400 North Ninth Street
John Marshall Courts Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Fairfax General District Court Richmond General District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
920 Hull Street, Northside
Richmond, VA 23224-4070
Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020
Oliver Hill Courts Building
1600 Oliver Hill WaySuite C181
Richmond, VA 23219-1214
Prince William Circuit Court Loudoun Circuit Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
P. O. Box 55018 E. Market St., 3rd floor
Leesburg, VA 20178
Prince William General District Court Loudoun General District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5586
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Prince William Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Loudoun Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5555
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Virginia Beach Circuit Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Building 10, 4th Floor
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9017
Virginia Beach General District Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9057
Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District
Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10
Judicial Complex 10 AMunicipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456
Virginia Statute Description Penalties
  

Va. Code Ann. § 46.2-868

Reckless driving penalties

 

Any person who drives a vehicle:

  1. On any highway recklessly; or
  2. At a speed or in a manner so as to endanger the life, limb, or property.
 Shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor

 

 

Every person convicted of reckless driving who, when he committed the offense:

  1. was driving without a valid operator’s license due to a suspension or revocation for a moving violation; and
  2. The sole and proximate result of the reckless driving, caused the death of another person.
 Shall be guilty of a Class 6 Felony

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Richmond Virginia Beach Loudoun Prince William Fredericksburg & Lynchburg.

Reckless Driving Defense In Virginia.

we also cover the following courts in Virginia:

Herndon General District Court
765 Lynn Street,
Herndon, VA 20170
Vienna General District Court
127 South Center Street,
Vienna, VA 22180
Falls Church General District Court
300 Park Avenue, Room 107E
Falls Church, VA 22046-3350

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Disclaimer:

These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group. They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions. The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.

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Reckless Driving General Defense – Virginia Lawyers

There are many different penalties for Reckless Driving General charges in Virginia. It is a misdemeanor offense in Virginia

If you have been charged with Reckless Driving General in Virginia, contact our firm immediately for help.

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Richmond Virginia Beach Loudoun Prince William Fredericksburg & Lynchburg.

Reckless Driving Virginia Laws General 46.2-852
Reckless Driving Virginia Laws General 46.2-852

Reckless Driving General Defense In Virginia

VIRGINIA LAWYERS – RECKLESS DRIVING STATUTE

Va. Code Ann. § 46.2-852

§ 46.2-852. Reckless driving; general rule

Irrespective of the maximum speeds permitted by law, any person who drives a vehicle on any highway recklessly or at a speed or in a manner so as to endanger the life, limb, or property of any person shall be guilty of reckless driving.

Some of the courts we cover in Virginia:

Fairfax Circuit Court Richmond Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge RoadFairfax, VA 22030 400 North Ninth Street
John Marshall Courts Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Fairfax General District Court Richmond General District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
920 Hull Street, Northside
Richmond, VA 23224-4070
Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020
Oliver Hill Courts Building
1600 Oliver Hill WaySuite C181
Richmond, VA 23219-1214
Prince William Circuit Court Loudoun Circuit Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
P. O. Box 55018 E. Market St., 3rd floor
Leesburg, VA 20178
Prince William General District Court Loudoun General District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5586
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Prince William Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Loudoun Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5555
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Virginia Beach Circuit Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Building 10, 4th Floor
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9017
Virginia Beach General District Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9057
Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District
Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10
Judicial Complex 10 AMunicipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

VIRGINIA -RECKLESS DRIVING

Virginia Statute Description
Va. Code Ann. § 46.2-852 Any person who drives a vehicle:

  1. On any highway recklessly; or
  2. At a speed or in a manner so as to endanger the life, limb, or property.

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Richmond Virginia Beach Loudoun Prince William Fredericksburg & Lynchburg.

Reckless Driving General Defense In Virginia.

we also cover the following courts in Virginia:

Herndon General District Court
765 Lynn Street,
Herndon, VA 20170
Vienna General District Court
127 South Center Street,
Vienna, VA 22180
Falls Church General District Court
300 Park Avenue, Room 107E
Falls Church, VA 22046-3350

Article written by A Sris
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Disclaimer:

These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group. They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions. The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.

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Reckless Driving Lawyer – Virginia

Any moving violation can cause your insurance rates to go up. However, reckless driving in Virginia is in a special class of moving violations. First and foremost, it is a class 1 misdemeanor in Virginia. Second, it may cause you to lose your license, lose your job and may even cause you to lose your security clearance.

The maximum fine for a reckless driving ticket in Virginia is $2500. The maximum jail sentence for reckless driving in Virginia is 1 year in jail. Also, the maximum penalty for a reckless driving ticket in Virginia is a six month loss of your license.

If you are facing a reckless driving ticket in Virginia, call our firm for help.

Our firm has defended well two thousand reckless driving tickets in Virginia.

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax, Richmond, Prince William, Loudoun, Virginia Beach, Fredericksburg & Lynchburg.

Reckless Driving Virginia Laws
Reckless Driving Virginia Laws

Va. Code 46.2-852. Reckless driving; general rule.

Irrespective of the maximum speeds permitted by law, any person who drives a vehicle on any highway recklessly or at a speed or in a manner so as to endanger the life, limb, or property of any person shall be guilty of reckless driving.

Va. Code 46.2-853. Driving vehicle which is not under control; faulty brakes.

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who drives a vehicle which is not under proper control or which has inadequate or improperly adjusted brakes on any highway in the Commonwealth.

Va. Code 46.2-854. Passing on or at the crest of a grade or on a curve.

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who, while driving a vehicle, overtakes and passes another vehicle proceeding in the same direction, on or approaching the crest of a grade or on or approaching a z, where the driver’s view along the highway is obstructed, except where the overtaking vehicle is being operated on a highway having two or more designated lanes of roadway for each direction of travel or on a designated one-way roadway or highway.

Va. Code 46.2-855. Driving with driver’s view obstructed or control impaired.

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who drives a vehicle when it is so loaded, or when there are in the front seat such number of persons, as to obstruct the view of the driver to the front or sides of the vehicle or to interfere with the driver’s control over the driving mechanism of the vehicle.

Va. Code 46.2-856. Passing two vehicles abreast.

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who passes or attempts to pass two other vehicles abreast, moving in the same direction, except on highways having separate roadways of three or more lanes for each direction of travel, or on designated one-way streets or highways. This section shall not apply, however, to a motor vehicle passing two other vehicles when one or both of such other vehicles is a bicycle, electric personal assistive mobility device, electric power-assisted bicycle, or moped; nor shall this section apply to a bicycle, electric personal assistive mobility device, electric power-assisted bicycle, or moped passing two other vehicles.

Va. Code 46.2-857. Driving two abreast in a single lane.

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who drives any motor vehicle so as to be abreast of another vehicle in a lane designed for one vehicle, or drives any motor vehicle so as to travel abreast of any other vehicle traveling in a lane designed for one vehicle. Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit two two-wheeled motorcycles from traveling abreast while traveling in a lane designated for one vehicle. In addition, this section shall not apply to (i) any validly authorized parade, motorcade, or motorcycle escort; (ii) a motor vehicle traveling in the same lane of traffic as a bicycle, electric personal assistive mobility device, electric power-assisted bicycle, or moped; nor shall it apply to (iii) any vehicle when lawfully overtaking and passing one or more vehicles traveling in the same direction in a separate lane.

Va. Code 46.2-858. Passing at a railroad grade crossing.

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who overtakes or passes any other vehicle proceeding in the same direction at any railroad grade crossing or at any intersection of highways unless such vehicles are being operated on a highway having two or more designated lanes of roadway for each direction of travel or unless such intersection is designated and marked as a passing zone or on a designated one-way street or highway, or while pedestrians are passing or about to pass in front of either of such vehicles, unless permitted so to do by a traffic light or law-enforcement officer.

Va. Code 46.2-859. Passing a stopped school bus; prima facie evidence.

A person driving a motor vehicle shall stop such vehicle when approaching, from any direction, any school bus which is stopped on any highway, private road or school driveway for the purpose of taking on or discharging children, the elderly, or mentally or physically handicapped persons, and shall remain stopped until all the persons are clear of the highway, private road or school driveway and the bus is put in motion; any person violating the foregoing is guilty of reckless driving. The driver of a vehicle, however, need not stop when approaching a school bus if the school bus is stopped on the other roadway of a divided highway, on an access road, or on a driveway when the other roadway, access road, or driveway is separated from the roadway on which he is driving by a physical barrier or an unpaved area. The driver of a vehicle also need not stop when approaching a school bus which is loading or discharging passengers from or onto property immediately adjacent to a school if the driver is directed by a law-enforcement officer or other duly authorized uniformed school crossing guard to pass the school bus. This section shall apply to school buses which are equipped with warning devices prescribed in § 46.2-1090 and are painted yellow with the words “School Bus” in black letters at least eight inches high on the front and rear thereof. Only school buses which are painted yellow and equipped with the required lettering and warning devices shall be identified as school buses.

The testimony of the school bus driver, the supervisor of school buses or a law-enforcement officer that the vehicle was yellow, conspicuously marked as a school bus, and equipped with warning devices as prescribed in § 46.2-1090 is prima facie evidence that the vehicle is a school bus.

Va. Code 46.2-860. Failing to give proper signals.

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who fails to give adequate and timely signals of intention to turn, partly turn, slow down, or stop, as required by Article 6 (§ 46.2-848 et seq.) of this chapter.

Va. Code 46.2-861. Driving too fast for highway and traffic conditions.

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who exceeds a reasonable speed under the circumstances and traffic conditions existing at the time, regardless of any posted speed limit.

Va. Code 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.

Va. Code 46.2-863. Failure to yield right-of-way.

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who fails to bring his vehicle to a stop immediately before entering a highway from a side road when there is traffic approaching on such highway within 500 feet of such point of entrance, unless (i) a “Yield Right-of-Way” sign is posted or (ii) where such sign is posted, fails, upon entering such highway, to yield the right-of-way to the driver of a vehicle approaching on such highway from either direction.

Va. Code 46.2-864. Reckless driving on parking lots, etc.

A person is guilty of reckless driving who operates any motor vehicle at a speed or in a manner so as to endanger the life, limb, or property of any person:

  1. On any driveway or premises of a church, school, recreational facility, or business or governmental property open to the public; or
  2. On the premises of any industrial establishment providing parking space for customers, patrons, or employees; or
  3. On any highway under construction or not yet open to the public.

Va. Code 46.2-865. Racing; penalty.

Any person who engages in a race between two or more motor vehicles on the highways in the Commonwealth or on any driveway or premises of a church, school, recreational facility, or business property open to the public in the Commonwealth shall be guilty of reckless driving, unless authorized by the owner of the property or his agent. When any person is convicted of reckless driving under this section, in addition to any other penalties provided by law the driver’s license of such person shall be suspended by the court for a period of not less than six months nor more than two years. In case of conviction the court shall order the surrender of the license to the court where it shall be disposed of in accordance with the provisions of §46.2-398.

Va. Code 46.2-868. Reckless driving; penalties.

  • Every person convicted of reckless driving under the provisions of this article shall be guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor.
  • Every person convicted of reckless driving under the provisions of this article who, when he committed the offense,
    1. was driving without a valid operator’s license due to a suspension or revocation for a moving violation and,
    2. as the sole and proximate result of his reckless driving, caused the death of another, is guilty of a Class 6 felony

Some of the courts we cover in Virginia:

Fairfax Circuit Court Richmond Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge RoadFairfax, VA 22030 400 North Ninth Street
John Marshall Courts Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Fairfax General District Court Richmond General District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
920 Hull Street, Northside
Richmond, VA 23224-4070
Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020
Oliver Hill Courts Building
1600 Oliver Hill WaySuite C181
Richmond, VA 23219-1214
Prince William Circuit Court Loudoun Circuit Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
P. O. Box 55018 E. Market St., 3rd floor
Leesburg, VA 20178
Prince William General District Court Loudoun General District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5586
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Prince William Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Loudoun Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5555
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Virginia Beach Circuit Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Building 10, 4th Floor
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9017
Virginia Beach General District Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9057
Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District
Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10
Judicial Complex 10 AMunicipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

RECKLESS DRIVING VIRGINIA LAWS

Statute Description Penalty
Va .Code § 46.2-852 Driving recklessly or speedily to endanger life, limb or property irrespective of the maximum speeds permitted by law Class 1 misdemeanor.
Va. Code § 46.2-853 Driving on highway when vehicle is not under proper control or with inadequate or improperly adjusted brakes Class 1 misdemeanor.
Va. Code § 46.2-854 On or approaching the crest of a grade or a curve in the highway, where the driver’s view is obstructed, any act of driving, overtaking and passing another vehicle proceeding in the same direction.If it is a highway having two or more designated lanes of roadway for each direction of travel or on a designated one-way roadway or highway, it is not reckless driving. Class 1 misdemeanor.
Va. Code § 46.2-855 Driving a vehicle despite the driver’s view to the front and side of the vehicle being obstructed or driver’s control over the vehicle being interfered by load or persons in the front seat. Class 1 misdemeanor.
Va. code § 46.2-856 Passing or attempting to pass two other vehicles abreast, moving in the same directionIf the act is done on highways having separate roadways of three or more lanes for each direction of travel, or on designated one-way streets or highways it is not reckless driving.When the overtaken or overtaking vehicle is a bicycle, electric personal assistive mobility device, electric power-assisted bicycle, or moped it is not reckless driving. Class 1 misdemeanor.
Va. Code § 46.2-857 Driving so as to be or travel abreast of another vehicle in a lane designed for one vehicle,When two two-wheeled motorcycles travel abreast it is not reckless driving.This section shall not apply to  (i) any validly authorized parade, motorcade, or motorcycle escort;

(ii) a motor vehicle traveling in the same lane of traffic as a bicycle, electric personal assistive mobility device, electric power-assisted bicycle, or moped;

(iii) any vehicle lawfully overtaking and passing one or more vehicles traveling in the same direction in a separate lane

Class 1 misdemeanor.
Va. Code § 46.2-858 At any railroad grade crossing or any highways intersection any act of overtaking or passing any other vehicle proceeding in the same directionIt is not reckless driving when

    1. the act is done on a highway having two or more designated lanes of roadway for each direction of travel or
    2. where the intersection is designated and marked as a passing zone or
    3. on a designated one-way street or highway, or
    4. While pedestrians are passing or about to pass in front of either of such vehicles,
    5. The act is permitted by a traffic light or law-enforcement officer.
Class 1 misdemeanor.
Va. code § 46.2-859 In a highway, private road or school driveway where any school bus is stopped for the purpose of taking or discharging children, elderly, or mentally or physically handicapped persons, any act of not stopping or not keeping stopped a vehicle till all persons have cleared and bus the put in motion.  (School buses are those which are equipped with warning devices prescribed in § 46.2-1090 and are painted yellow with the words “School Bus” in black letters at least eight inches high on the front and rear thereof)When it is not reckless driving:When the school bus is stopped on the other roadway of a divided highway, on an access road, or on a driveway and the other roadway, access road, or driveway is separated from the roadway on which he is driving by a physical barrier or an unpaved area.If the driver is directed by a law-enforcement officer or other duly authorized uniformed school crossing guard to pass the school bus which is loading or discharging passengers from or onto property immediately adjacent to a school. Class 1 misdemeanor.
Va. Code § 46.2-860 Failing to give adequate and timely signals of intention to turn, partly turn, slow down, or stop as per Va Code § 46.2-848. Class 1 misdemeanor.
Va. Code § 46.2-861 Regardless of any posted speed limit exceeding a reasonable speed under the circumstances and traffic conditions existing at the time. Class 1 misdemeanor.
Va. Code § 46.2-862. On highways any act of driving at a speed of twenty miles per hour or more in excess of the applicable maximum speed limit or in excess of eighty miles per hour regardless of the applicable maximum speed limit. Class 1 misdemeanor.
Va. Code § 46.2-863 Failing to bring vehicle to a stop immediately before entering a highway from a side road when there is traffic approaching on such highway within 500 feet of such point of entrance(i) a “Yield Right-of-Way” sign is posted or (ii) where such sign is posted, fails, upon entering such highway, to yield the right-of-way to the driver of a vehicle approaching on such highway from either direction. Class 1 misdemeanor.
Va. Code § 46.2-864 On any driveway or premises of a church, school, recreational facility, or business or governmental property open to the public; or industrial establishment providing parking space for customers, patrons, or employees; or on any highway under construction or not yet open to the public, any act of driving motor vehicle at a speed or in a manner endangering the life, limb, or property of any person. Class 1 misdemeanor.
Va. Code § 46.2-865 On the highways in the Commonwealth or on any driveway or premises of a church, school, recreational facility, or business property open to the public, any act of engaging in a race between two or more motor vehiclesIt is not reckless driving when it is authorized by the owner of the property or his agent. Class 1 misdemeanor.In addition, the driver’s license shall be suspended for a period of 6 months to 2 years and the court shall order the surrender of the license to the court where it shall be disposed of in accordance with the provisions of §46.2-398
Va. Code § 46.2-868 Any act of reckless driving where the accused was driving without a valid operator’s license due to a suspension or revocation for a moving violation and death was caused as the sole and proximate result of accused’s reckless driving. Class 6 felony

If you are facing a reckless driving ticket in Virginia, call our firm for help.

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax, Richmond, Prince William, Loudoun, Virginia Beach, Fredericksburg & Lynchburg.

we also cover the following courts in Virginia:

Herndon General District Court
765 Lynn Street,
Herndon, VA 20170
Vienna General District Court
127 South Center Street,
Vienna, VA 22180
Falls Church General District Court
300 Park Avenue, Room 107E
Falls Church, VA 22046-3350

Article written by A Sris
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These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group. They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions. The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.

Reckless Driving Virginia Ticket Laws Traffic Jail Fairfax Richmond Loudoun Manassas Beach

Reckless driving is a very serious traffic violation in Virginia. In Virginia, it is also criminal offense. Reckless driving is much more serious than being charged with improper driving. A conviction for reckless driving in Virginia may result in exorbitant fines, jail time and/or loss or restriction of your driver’s license.

If you wish to consult with a SRIS, P.C. lawyer in Virginia about your reckless driving ticket, please feel free to call us at 888-437-7747.

The SRIS, P.C. Virginia attorneys who defend reckless driving in Virginia have client meeting locations Virginia.

Reckless Driving Law Virginia
Reckless Driving Law Virginia

In Virginia, our client meeting locations are in Fairfax, Loudoun, Manassas, Richmond, Fredericksburg Lynchburg & Virginia Beach.

Most reckless driving laws require that it be proven that the driver engaged in reckless driving behavior. The mere endangerment of life, limb or property may result in your conviction of reckless driving. There are many different types of reckless driving.

Reckless driving is strictly enforced by law enforcement and the Courts in Virginia. If you have been charged with reckless driving in Virginia, you should definitely consult with a SRIS, P.C. Virginia lawyer. Our attorneys in Virginia who defend clients with reckless driving tickets will be honest and upfront with you as to your chances of having the case plea bargained vs. taking the matter to trial.

Our lawyers in Virginia will not try and scare you by telling you that you will face the maximum penalty if you are charged with reckless driving. They will draw on their extensive experience of handling cases before the courts of Virginia and tell you what they think they can do for you.

You can be charged with reckless driving even on federal property. If you have been charged with reckless driving in federal court for reckless driving on the George Washington Parkway (GW Parkway) or Blue Ridge Parkway, or Fort Belvoir or any other military base, we strongly recommend you to hire a lawyer who is knowledgeable about handling reckless driving cases in federal court. The sentence in federal courts for reckless driving are more often, even harsher than the sentences in state courts for reckless driving.

Some of the courts we cover in Virginia:

Fairfax Circuit Court Richmond Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge RoadFairfax, VA 22030 400 North Ninth Street
John Marshall Courts Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Fairfax General District Court Richmond General District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
920 Hull Street, Northside
Richmond, VA 23224-4070
Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020
Oliver Hill Courts Building
1600 Oliver Hill WaySuite C181
Richmond, VA 23219-1214
Prince William Circuit Court Loudoun Circuit Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
P. O. Box 55018 E. Market St., 3rd floor
Leesburg, VA 20178
Prince William General District Court Loudoun General District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5586
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Prince William Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Loudoun Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5555
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Virginia Beach Circuit Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Building 10, 4th Floor
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9017
Virginia Beach General District Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9057
Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District
Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10
Judicial Complex 10 AMunicipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

You will receive six demerit points from the Virginia DMV is you are convicted of reckless driving.

Most reckless driving laws in Virginia require that it be proven that the driver engaged in reckless driving behavior. This is proven by the fact that that the driver ignores standard driving procedures thereby either intentionally causing accidents or other damage to life limb or property. The mere endangerment of life, limb or property may result in your conviction of reckless driving in Virginia. There are many different types of reckless driving. Traveling at an excessive rate of speed alone is not the only way to be charged with reckless driving. For example, the mere act of spinning your tires before you enter the main road may result in you being charged with reckless driving in Virginia.

An experienced Virginia attorney can give you a realistic picture of what you may face in court if you are convicted of reckless driving and also your options on how to try and avoid a reckless driving ticket. Our attorneys in Virginia who help clients with serious traffic charges will be honest and upfront with you as to your chances of having the case plea bargained vs. taking the matter to trial.

If you wish to consult with Virginia lawyer about a reckless driving ticket, please feel free to call us at 888-437-7747.

The Virginia lawyers who defend reckless driving cases & staff speak the following languages in addition to English: Tamil, Arabic, Hindi, Telugu, Cantonese, Mandarin, Malaysian & French.

We also cover the following courts in Virginia:

Herndon General District Court
765 Lynn Street,
Herndon, VA 20170
Vienna General District Court
127 South Center Street,
Vienna, VA 22180
Falls Church General District Court
300 Park Avenue, Room 107E
Falls Church, VA 22046-3350

Article written by A Sris
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Disclaimer:

These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group. They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions. The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.

Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-854 Fairfax Richmond Beach Loudoun Prince William

Reckless Driving Defense – Virginia Lawyers

There are many different penalties for a reckless driving, passing on a curve charge of 46.2-854 in Virginia.

If you have been charged with reckless driving for passing on a curve in Virginia, contact our firm immediately for help.

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Richmond Virginia Beach Loudoun Prince William Fredericksburg & Lynchburg.

Reckless Driving Passing On A Curve Defense In Virginia

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best possible result based on the facts of your case.

Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-854
Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-854

VIRGINIA-RECKLESS DRIVING STATUTE 46.2-854

Va Code 46.2-854. Passing on or at the crest of a grade or on a curve.

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who, while driving a vehicle, overtakes and passes another vehicle proceeding in the same direction, on or approaching the crest of a grade or on or approaching a curve in the highway, where the driver’s view along the highway is obstructed, except where the overtaking vehicle is being operated on a highway having two or more designated lanes of roadway for each direction of travel or on a designated one-way roadway or highway.

Some of the courts we cover in Virginia:

Fairfax Circuit Court Richmond Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge RoadFairfax, VA 22030 400 North Ninth Street
John Marshall Courts Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Fairfax General District Court Richmond General District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
920 Hull Street, Northside
Richmond, VA 23224-4070
Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020
Oliver Hill Courts Building
1600 Oliver Hill WaySuite C181
Richmond, VA 23219-1214
Prince William Circuit Court Loudoun Circuit Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
P. O. Box 55018 E. Market St., 3rd floor
Leesburg, VA 20178
Prince William General District Court Loudoun General District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5586
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Prince William Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Loudoun Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5555
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Virginia Beach Circuit Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Building 10, 4th Floor
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9017
Virginia Beach General District Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9057
Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District
Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10
Judicial Complex 10 A Municipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

VIRGINIA-RECKLESS DRIVING 46.2-854 TABLE:

Statute Description Penalty
Va Code  46.2-854 On or approaching the crest of a grade or a curve in the highway, where the driver’s view is obstructed, any act of driving, overtaking and passing another vehicle proceeding in the same direction.If it is a highway having two or more designated lanes of roadway for each direction of travel or on a designated one-way roadway or highway, it is not reckless driving. Class 1 misdemeanor.

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Reckless Driving Passing On A Curve Defense In Virginia

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best possible result based on the facts of your case.

We also cover the following courts in Virginia:

Herndon General District Court
765 Lynn Street,
Herndon, VA 20170
Vienna General District Court
127 South Center Street,
Vienna, VA 22180
Falls Church General District Court
300 Park Avenue, Room 107E
Falls Church, VA 22046-3350

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Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-853 Fairfax Richmond Beach Loudoun Prince William

Reckless Driving Defense – Virginia Lawyers

There are many different penalties for a reckless driving with faulty brakes charge of 46.2-853 in Virginia. If you have been charged with reckless driving with faulty brakes in Virginia, contact our law firm immediately for help.

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Reckless Driving Faulty Brakes Defense In Virginia

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Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-853
Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-853

VIRGINIA-RECKLESS DRIVING STATUTE § 46.2-853

Va Code § 46.2-853. Driving vehicle which is not under control; faulty brakes.

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who drives a vehicle which is not under proper control or which has inadequate or improperly adjusted brakes on any highway in the Commonwealth.

Some of the courts we cover in Virginia:

Fairfax Circuit Court Richmond Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge RoadFairfax, VA 22030 400 North Ninth Street
John Marshall Courts Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Fairfax General District Court Richmond General District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
920 Hull Street, Northside
Richmond, VA 23224-4070
Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020
Oliver Hill Courts Building
1600 Oliver Hill WaySuite C181
Richmond, VA 23219-1214
Prince William Circuit Court Loudoun Circuit Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
P. O. Box 55018 E. Market St., 3rd floor
Leesburg, VA 20178
Prince William General District Court Loudoun General District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5586
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Prince William Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Loudoun Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5555
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Virginia Beach Circuit Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Building 10, 4th Floor
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9017
Virginia Beach General District Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9057
Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District
Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10
Judicial Complex 10 AMunicipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

VIRGINIA-RECKLESS DRIVING § 46.2-853 TABLE

Statute

Description

Penalty

Va Code  46.2-853 Any act of driving on highway when vehicle is not under proper control or with inadequate or improperly adjusted brakes Class 1 misdemeanor.

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Reckless Driving Faulty Brakes Defense In Virginia

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best possible result based on the facts of your case.

We also cover the following courts in Virginia:

Herndon General District Court
765 Lynn Street,
Herndon, VA 20170
Vienna General District Court
127 South Center Street,
Vienna, VA 22180
Falls Church General District Court
300 Park Avenue, Room 107E
Falls Church, VA 22046-3350

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Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-852 Fairfax Richmond Beach Loudoun Prince William

Reckless Driving Defense – Virginia Lawyers

There are many different penalties for a reckless driving general charge of 46.2-852 in Virginia. If you have been charged with reckless driving general in Virginia, contact our firm immediately for help.

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Reckless Driving General Defense In Virginia.

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Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-852
Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-852

VIRGINIA-RECKLESS DRIVING STATUTE 46.2-852

Va. Code Ann. 46.2-852

§ 46.2-852. Reckless driving; general rule

Irrespective of the maximum speeds permitted by law, any person who drives a vehicle on any highway recklessly or at a speed or in a manner so as to endanger the life, limb, or property of any person shall be guilty of reckless driving.

VIRGINIA-RECKLESS DRIVING

VIRGINIA-RECKLESS DRIVING 46.2-852 TABLE

Statute Description Penalty
Va Code  46.2-852 Any act of driving recklessly or speedily to endanger life, limb or property irrespective of the maximum speeds permitted by law Class 1 misdemeanor.

Some of the courts we cover in Virginia:

Fairfax Circuit Court Richmond Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge RoadFairfax, VA 22030 400 North Ninth Street
John Marshall Courts Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Fairfax General District Court Richmond General District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
920 Hull Street, Northside
Richmond, VA 23224-4070
Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020
Oliver Hill Courts Building
1600 Oliver Hill WaySuite C181
Richmond, VA 23219-1214
Prince William Circuit Court Loudoun Circuit Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
P. O. Box 55018 E. Market St., 3rd floor
Leesburg, VA 20178
Prince William General District Court Loudoun General District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5586
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Prince William Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Loudoun Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5555
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Virginia Beach Circuit Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Building 10, 4th Floor
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9017
Virginia Beach General District Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9057
Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District
Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10
Judicial Complex 10 AMunicipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Richmond Virginia Beach Loudoun Prince William Fredericksburg & Lynchburg.

Reckless Driving General Defense In Virginia.

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best possible result based on the facts of your case.

We also cover the following courts in Virginia:

Herndon General District Court
765 Lynn Street,
Herndon, VA 20170
Vienna General District Court
127 South Center Street,
Vienna, VA 22180
Falls Church General District Court
300 Park Avenue, Room 107E
Falls Church, VA 22046-3350

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Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-864 Fairfax Richmond Beach Loudoun Prince William

Reckless Driving Defense – Virginia Lawyers

There are many different penalties for a reckless driving on parking lots charge of 46.2-864 in Virginia.

If you have been charged with reckless driving on parking lots in Virginia, contact our law firm immediately for help.

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Reckless Driving On Parking Lots In Virginia

Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-864
Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-864

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best possible result based on the facts of your case.

VIRGINIA-RECKLESS DRIVING STATUTE 46.2-864

Va Code 46.2-864. Reckless driving on parking lots, etc.

A person is guilty of reckless driving who operates any motor vehicle at a speed or in a manner so as to endanger the life, limb, or property of any person:

  1. On any driveway or premises of a church, school, recreational facility, or business or governmental property open to the public; or
  2. On the premises of any industrial establishment providing parking space for customers, patrons, or employees; or
  3. On any highway under construction or not yet open to the public.

Some of the courts we cover in Virginia:

Fairfax Circuit Court Richmond Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
400 North Ninth Street
John Marshall Courts Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Fairfax General District Court Richmond General District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
920 Hull Street, Northside
Richmond, VA 23224-4070
Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020
Oliver Hill Courts Building
1600 Oliver Hill Way Suite C181
Richmond, VA 23219-1214
Prince William Circuit Court Loudoun Circuit Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
P. O. Box 55018 E. Market St., 3rd floor
Leesburg, VA 20178
Prince William General District Court Loudoun General District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5586
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Prince William Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Loudoun Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5555
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Virginia Beach Circuit Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Building 10, 4th Floor
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9017
Virginia Beach General District Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9057
Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District
Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10
Judicial Complex 10A Municipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

VIRGINIA-RECKLESS DRIVING 46.2-864 TABLE

Statute Description Penalty
Va Code 46.2-864 On any driveway or premises of a church, school, recreational facility, or business or governmental property open to the public; or industrial establishment providing parking space for customers, patrons, or employees; or on any highway under construction or not yet open to the public, any act of driving motor vehicle at a speed or in a manner endangering the life, limb, or property of any person. Class 1 misdemeanor.

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Richmond Virginia Beach Loudoun Prince William Fredericksburg & Lynchburg.

Reckless Driving On Parking Lots In Virginia

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best possible result based on the facts of your case.

We also covered the following courts in Virginia:

Herndon General District Court
765 Lynn Street,
Herndon, VA 20170
Vienna General District Court
127 South Center Street,
Vienna, VA 22180
Falls Church General District Court
300 Park Avenue, Room 107E
Falls Church, VA 22046-3350

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These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group. They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions. The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.

Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-858 Fairfax Richmond Beach Loudoun Prince William

Reckless Driving Defense – Virginia Lawyers

There are many different penalties for a reckless driving passing at railroad crossing charge of 46.2-858 in Virginia.

If you have been charged with reckless driving for passing at railroad crossing in Virginia, contact our law firm immediately for help.

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Reckless Driving Passing At Railroad Crossing Defense In Virginia

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best possible result based on the facts of your case.

Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-858
Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-858

VIRGINIA-RECKLESS DRIVING STATUTE 46.2-858

Va Code 46.2-858. Passing at a railroad grade crossing.

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who overtakes or passes any other vehicle proceeding in the same direction at any railroad grade crossing or at any intersection of highways unless such vehicles are being operated on a highway having two or more designated lanes of roadway for each direction of travel or unless such intersection is designated and marked as a passing zone or on a designated one-way street or highway, or while pedestrians are passing or about to pass in front of either of such vehicles, unless permitted so to do by a traffic light or law-enforcement officer.

Some of the courts we cover in Virginia:

Fairfax Circuit Court Richmond Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge RoadFairfax, VA 22030 400 North Ninth Street
John Marshall Courts Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Fairfax General District Court Richmond General District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
920 Hull Street, Northside
Richmond, VA 23224-4070
Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020
Oliver Hill Courts Building
1600 Oliver Hill WaySuite C181
Richmond, VA 23219-1214
Prince William Circuit Court Loudoun Circuit Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
P. O. Box 55018 E. Market St., 3rd floor
Leesburg, VA 20178
Prince William General District Court Loudoun General District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5586
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Prince William Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Loudoun Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5555
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Virginia Beach Circuit Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Building 10, 4th Floor
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9017
Virginia Beach General District Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9057
Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District
Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10
Judicial Complex 10 AMunicipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

VIRGINIA-RECKLESS DRIVING STATUTE 46.2-858

Statute Description Penalty
Va Code 46.2-858 At any railroad grade crossing or any highways intersection any act of overtaking or passing any other vehicle proceeding in the same direction It is not reckless driving when

  1. the act is done on a highway having two or more designated lanes of roadway for each direction of travel or
  2. where the intersection is designated and marked as a passing zone or
  3. on a designated one-way street or highway, or
  4. While pedestrians are passing or about to pass in front of either of such vehicles,
  5. The act is permitted by a traffic light or law-enforcement officer.
Class 1 misdemeanor.

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Reckless Driving Passing At Railroad Crossing Defense In Virginia

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best possible result based on the facts of your case.

we also cover the following courts in Virginia:

Herndon General District Court
765 Lynn Street,
Herndon, VA 20170
Vienna General District Court
127 South Center Street,
Vienna, VA 22180
Falls Church General District Court
300 Park Avenue, Room 107E
Falls Church, VA 22046-3350

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Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-857 Fairfax Richmond Beach Loudoun Prince William

Reckless Driving Defense – Virginia Lawyers

There are many different penalties for a reckless driving two abreast in same lane charge of 46.2-857 in Virginia.

If you have been charged with reckless driving for two abreast in same lane in Virginia, contact our law firm immediately for help.

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Reckless Driving Two Abreast In Same Lane Charge Defense In Virginia

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best possible result based on the facts of your case.

Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-857
Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-857

VIRGINIA-RECKLESS DRIVING STATUTE 46.2-857

Va Code 46.2-857. Driving two abreast in a single lane.

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who drives any motor vehicle so as to be abreast of another vehicle in a lane designed for one vehicle, or drives any motor vehicle so as to travel abreast of any other vehicle traveling in a lane designed for one vehicle. Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit two two-wheeled motorcycles from traveling abreast while traveling in a lane designated for one vehicle. In addition, this section shall not apply to

(i) any validly authorized parade, motorcade, or motorcycle escort;

(ii) a motor vehicle traveling in the same lane of traffic as a bicycle, electric personal assistive mobility device, electric power-assisted bicycle, or moped; nor shall it apply to

(iii) any vehicle when lawfully overtaking and passing one or more vehicles traveling in the same direction in a separate lane.

Some of the courts we cover in Virginia:

Fairfax Circuit Court Richmond Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge RoadFairfax, VA 22030 400 North Ninth Street
John Marshall Courts Building
Richmond, VA 23219
Fairfax General District Court Richmond General District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030
920 Hull Street, Northside
Richmond, VA 23224-4070
Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
4110 Chain Bridge Road
Fairfax, VA 22030-4020
Oliver Hill Courts Building
1600 Oliver Hill WaySuite C181
Richmond, VA 23219-1214
Prince William Circuit Court Loudoun Circuit Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110
P. O. Box 55018 E. Market St., 3rd floor
Leesburg, VA 20178
Prince William General District Court Loudoun General District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5586
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Prince William Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Loudoun Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
9311 Lee Avenue
Manassas, VA 20110-5555
18 East Market Street
Leesburg, VA 20176
Virginia Beach Circuit Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Building 10, 4th Floor
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9017
Virginia Beach General District Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway
Virginia Beach, VA 23456-9057
Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District
Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10
Judicial Complex 10 AMunicipal Center
Virginia Beach, VA 23456

VIRGINIA-RECKLESS DRIVING 46.2-857 TABLE

Statute Description Penalty
Va Code  46.2-857 Driving so as to be or travel abreast of another vehicle in a lane designed for one vehicle,When two two-wheeled motorcycles travel abreast it is not reckless driving.

This section shall not apply to 

  1. any validly authorized parade, motorcade, or motorcycle escort;
  2. a motor vehicle traveling in the same lane of traffic as a bicycle, electric personal assistive mobility device, electric power-assisted bicycle, or moped;
  3. any vehicle lawfully overtaking and passing one or more vehicles traveling in the same direction in a separate lane
Class 1 misdemeanor.

We have client meeting locations in Fairfax Richmond Virginia Beach Loudoun Prince William Fredericksburg & Lynchburg.

Reckless Driving Two Abreast In Same Lane Charge Defense In Virginia

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best possible result based on the facts of your case.

we also cover the following courts in Virginia:

Herndon General District Court
765 Lynn Street,
Herndon, VA 20170
Vienna General District Court
127 South Center Street,
Vienna, VA 22180
Falls Church General District Court
300 Park Avenue, Room 107E
Falls Church, VA 22046-3350

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Disclaimer:

These summaries are provided by the SRIS Law Group. They represent the firm’s unofficial views of the Justices’ opinions. The original opinions should be consulted for their authoritative content.