Most drivers at one point or another will face some kind of traffic violation. In the majority of cases, this is a simple speeding ticket or other minor infraction. However, there are traffic offenses that are more serious and come with stronger fines and even criminal charges. It is these types of traffic offenses which necessitate the assistance of a qualified and experienced attorney.
In the state of Virginia, the traffic laws and penalties associated with them are quite severe. What may seem like a minor charge somewhere else can have serious consequences for drivers in Virginia. The experienced attorneys at Gore & Kuperman have successfully defended many people charged with traffic offenses up to and including DUI, DWI and reckless driving. We fully understand the complex traffic laws in Virginia and are not afraid to go to court and litigate on your behalf.
Reckless Driving and Traffic Offense Penalties
Because of the severity of Virginia state traffic laws, being convicted of a serious traffic offense can have strict and long-term consequences for the driver. In many cases, a person convicted of serious traffic offenses or reckless driving can be awarded large fines, license suspensions and even jail time. Additionally, such traffic violation convictions often dramatically affect insurance premiums which can represent a financial strain for years to come. As if this weren’t bad enough, the driver is saddled with a criminal record which could affect his or her ability to acquire future employment.
This is why it’s so critical to secure the help of an attorney who is experienced in these types of charges. With the traffic defense lawyers of Gore & Kuperman on your side, you will have the finest defense and the greatest chance of coming through the proceedings unscathed. We will fight for your rights and privileges and use his deep understanding of Virginia traffic law to ensure the best outcome for you. If you are facing a serious traffic offense or reckless driving charge in the state of Virginia, your first phone call should be to Gore & Kuperman.
What Does Virginia Consider To Be A Reckless Driving Or Traffic Offense?
Not only are there many traffic violations in Virginia, they can be applied due to an even greater number of moving violations that lead to them. You can be charged with a serious traffic offense under any of the following conditions:
- If you are caught driving in excess of 20 mph above the speed limit
- Driving at any speed over 80 miles per hour
- Failure to signal
- Failing to yield to an emergency vehicle
- Driving with faulty breaks
- Aggressive driving which may include weaving in and out of traffic
- Attempting to pass a stopped school bus
- Passing another vehicle on a curve
- Any kind of drag racing
- Trying to elude the police
- An accident can even result in such a charge
As you can see, the charges are broad and the moving violations which can lead to them are even greater. It’s important that you consult with an attorney who understands the complexities and subtleties of Virginia traffic law and the courts. We will thoroughly evaluate your situation and aggressively defend you against all charges.
Let Gore & Kuperman Help
Everyone assigned to evaluate and defend your case has a great deal of experience in traffic law. No matter how serious or complex the charges against you, our attorneys have the knowledge and expertise to fully analyze every component of your case in order to refute the charges or to put your situation in the best possible light.
We take a three-tiered approach to defending your case. Initially, we do all we can to get the charges dropped completely. In the event this is not possible due to overwhelming evidence, we will attempt to reduce the charges and associated penalties. If your charges cannot be reduced, we will go to court and fight for you. Our primary goal is to minimize the short and long-term effects that you will suffer from the conviction of a reckless driving or traffic offense. With our experience, knowledge and proactive approach, you can rest easy when you put yourself in the hands of Gore & Kuperman. Give us a call today and let’s discuss how we can deal with your situation and give you back your peace of mind.
If you have been charged with a traffic violation or reckless driving in Northern Virginia or Washington, DC, the attorneys at Gore & Kuperman stand ready to help you obtain the best possible outcome. Call us or contact us below.