Traffic violations are considered to be an offense of substantial illegitimacy on which court sentences strict punishments upon the accused. Reckless driving is considered to be most serious and most dangerous offense of all other traffic offenses, where driver endangers property and lives of people around. Reckless driving refers to the act of driving in which driver drivers rashly while not caring about the lives and property of individuals in the surrounding. Under the light of US law following Virginia Law Sections have been designed:
- 2-852: The section states the general rule of Reckless Driving: When a person is driving recklessly violating the speed limit prescribed for a particular region. In such circumstances lives and property of people around is endangered.
- 2-862: The section states the rule of reckless driving encapsulating the exceeding speed limit concept: Any individual found guilty of driving vehicle recklessly on the roads of Commonwealth with either a speed exceeding 20 miles per hour or with a speed approaching to 80 miles per hour.
- 2-853: The section states the rule of reckless driving in terms of vehicle issues. It defines the rule of faulty brakes where vehicle being driven is not controllable.
- 2-854: Under this section of Virginia Law a driver is enforced with a reckless driving charge if driving a vehicle on a sloppy curve rashly.
- 2-855: Under this section of Virginia Law a driver is subjected to reckless driving when his or her vehicle’s view is blocked and road cannot be clearly seen.
- 2-856: Under this section of Virginia Law a driver falls under the category of reckless driving if he or she intervenes between two moving vehicles.
- 2-858: This section of Virginia law states that any person driving a vehicle rashly through a railway crossing is subjected to reckless driving charge under this section.
- 2-860: This section of Virginia law states that any person driving a vehicle rashly, not giving proper signals of it falls under the category of reckless driving under this section.
- 2-865: This section of Virginia law states that any person found guilty of racing on the roads of Commonwealth is enforced to the charge of reckless driving under this section.
- 2-868: This section of Virginia Law states the penalties defined by the court. Under this section following penalties are imposed on the person found guilty of reckless driving:
- Any person found guilty of reckless driving is convicted to class 1 misdemeanor;
- An imprisonment of six months or a whole year is sentenced on the culprit;
- Any person found guilty of reckless driving is charged with a fine of up to $2500;
- Driving license of the driver is suspended for a particular span of time.
However, one can argue against the charge by proving that even though he or she was driving recklessly everyone around was safe. For this purpose you need to hire a legal attorney who can deal with such cases efficiently. In case of need SRIS Law Group is here, we specialize in dealing with reckless driving charges since years. Your satisfaction is our priority, therefore contact us as soon as possible.