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Reckless Driving Defense – Virginia Lawyers

There are many different penalties for a reckless driving, racing charge of 46.2-865 in Virginia.

If you have been charged with reckless driving, racing 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, Racing 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 46.2-865

Reckless Driving Virginia Laws 46.2-865

VIRGINIA-RECKLESS DRIVING STATUTE 46.2-865

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.

Statute Description Penalty
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 by the court for a period of not less than six months nor more than two 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

Some of the courts we cover in Virginia:

Fairfax Circuit Court Richmond Circuit Court
4110 Chain Bridge RoadFairfax, VA 22030 400 North Ninth StreetJohn Marshall Courts Building

Richmond, VA 23219

Fairfax General District Court Richmond General District Court
4110 Chain Bridge RoadFairfax, VA 22030 920 Hull Street, NorthsideRichmond, VA 23224-4070
Fairfax Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Richmond Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
4110 Chain Bridge RoadFairfax, VA 22030-4020 Oliver Hill Courts Building1600 Oliver Hill WaySuite C181

Richmond, VA 23219-1214

Prince William Circuit Court Loudoun Circuit Court
9311 Lee AvenueManassas, VA 20110 P. O. Box 55018 E. Market St., 3rd floorLeesburg, VA 20178
Prince William General District Court Loudoun General District Court
9311 Lee AvenueManassas, VA 20110-5586 18 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176
Prince William Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court Loudoun Juvenile & Domestic Relations District Court
9311 Lee AvenueManassas, VA 20110-5555 18 East Market StreetLeesburg, VA 20176

 

Virginia Beach Circuit Court
2425 Nimmo ParkwayBuilding 10, 4th FloorVirginia Beach, VA 23456-9017
Virginia Beach General District Court
2425 Nimmo ParkwayVirginia Beach, VA 23456-9057
Virginia Beach Juvenile & Domestic Relations District
Court
2425 Nimmo Parkway, Building 10Judicial Complex 10AMunicipal Center

Virginia Beach, VA 23456

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

Reckless Driving, Racing 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 107EFalls Church, VA 22046-3350

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