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Reckless Driving in Virginia: Are There Long Term Effects?

Many people are unaware of the potential long-term consequences that can result from a reckless driving charge. Reckless driving is usually defined as speeding above 20 mph or speeding in excess of 80 mph (regardless of the applicable speed limit). However, a large range of dangerous driving behaviors may also be defined as reckless. The Virginia Code provides “irrespective of …

PRESS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wayne Holcomb, attorney and now author, announces the release of his book How Much Trouble Am I in Now?! The Shocking Truth about Reckless Driving in Virginia. Have you ever wondered about the possible defenses of Reckless Driving in Virginia? What about the excuse “I was just going with the flow of traffic” or “I really had …

Never EVER Plead Guilty to Reckless Driving!

I sit in Court often, waiting for my turn on the docket, hearing other cases that are being tried before mine. What gives me the shivers and a cold sweat is seeing a pro se defendant (no lawyer) walk up to the front of the room and plead guilty to Reckless Driving, a Class 1 Misdemeanor, without a fight. There …