Tag: Richmond

Richmond Va Public Intoxication – Drunk in Public – DISMISSAL

Richmond Public Intoxication/Drunk in Public  – DISMISSAL John Weiland of The Weiland Firm, PLC, Attorneys at Law, recently represented a client charged with Public Intoxication/Drunk In Public in Richmond, VA. Mr. Weiland negotiated with the prosecutor and presented mitigating evidence on the client’s behalf in order to have the matter dismissed. If you or someone […]
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Don’t Text and Drive in Virginia or Anywhere

Virginia Could Make Texting Behind the Wheel a Major Traffic Offense Texting while driving in Virginia is already against the law. It’s punishable by a ticket with a small fine. But the Virginia State Crime Commission wants the act to be considered the same as reckless driving. Under proposed legislation endorsed by the Virginia State […]
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Virginia Requires Ignition Interlock for DUI Convictions

VA Drunk Drivers Must Install Ignition Interlock Device Beginning July 1, 2012, any person convicted of DUI in Virginia must have an ignition interlock device installed in their vehicle in order to be eligible for a restricted driver’s license. Prior to recent changes in the law, an ignition interlock device was only required for convicted, […]
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From the Skies: Cuts in Virginia Aerial Traffic Enforcement

VA Cutting Speeding Tickets Enforced by Aircraft Virginia has limited the number of speeding tickets issued by aircraft enforcement. It is just one of the many states in the country that have decreased their aircraft patrols to catch speed and traffic violators. Driving on Virginia’s interstates, you may see large signs stating “Speed limit enforced […]
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Virginia Storms Cause Traffic Issues

Following the Storm: VA Traffic and Speeding Tickets Thousands of people in the metro Richmond area are still reeling from the effects of this weekend’s powerful thunderstorms. In fact, here at The Weiland Firm, PLC, we are suffering from the aftermath of the severe weather as well. While Dominion Power attempts to restore electricity to […]
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Police Conclude Virginia Traffic Safety Campaign

VA Police Issue Hundreds of Speeding Tickets Did you happen to notice more Virginia State Police issuing speeding tickets on the interstates this past weekend? Operation Air, Land, and Speed  is an enforcement campaign launched several times a year by the Virginia State Police aimed at catching traffic violators on Virginia’s interstates. Saturday, June 23, […]
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CDL Driver Charged with Reckless Driving in Richmond

Virginia Reckless Driving Accident in Richmond State Police have charged a driver with reckless driving following a single-vehicle tractor trailer accident on Interstate 95 in Richmond, VA. Police were forced to close the exit ramp to the Downtown Expressway at exit 74 for almost eight hours while the wreck of an overturned tractor trailer was […]
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