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.

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.

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

Article written by A Sris
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