Reckless Driving charge reduced in Petersburg 60 MPH in a 40 MPH zone
Samantha Upton represented a client charged with Reckless Driving for speeding 60 MPH in a 40 MPH zone in Petersburg County, Va. The client already had a speeding ticket on her driving record within the past 4 years.
On the trial date, Ms. Upton appeared on the client’s behalf and was able to convince the judge to reduce the Reckless Driving charge to Defective Equipment. This is a no-points, non-moving violation. This allowed the client to avoid the 6-points and class 1 misdemeanor associated with a Reckless Driving charge. The client only needed to pay a small fine and court costs.
If you have been charged with Reckless Driving in Petersburg Virginia, it is important that you contact an attorney that understands Virginia’s traffic laws and can guide you accordingly. John Weiland, Samantha Upton, and Nick Wright of Weiland Upton, Attorneys at Law focus their practice on defending clients charged with serious traffic offenses, such as Reckless Driving and DUI, and are ready to help you win your case