Reckless Driving charge reduced to Defective Equipment in Prince George County Va
Samantha Upton represented a client charged with Reckless Driving for speeding 86 MPH in a 65 MPH zone in Prince George County, Va. The client was licensed to drive in Maryland and had received another traffic infraction within the past 5 years. On the trial date, Ms. Upton was able to get the client’s appearance at trial waived and convinced the judge to reduce the Reckless Driving charge to Defective Equipment, a no-points, non-moving violation. This reduction allowed the client to avoid the Class 1 Misdemeanor associated with the Reckless Driving charge. The client only needed to pay a small fine and court costs.
If you have been charged with Reckless Driving in Prince George 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.