Reckless Driving by Speed
§ 46.2-862. Exceeding speed limit.
A person is guilty of reckless driving who drives a motor vehicle on the
highways in the Commonwealth (i) at a speed of 20 miles per hour or more
in excess of the applicable maximum speed limit or (ii) in excess of 85
miles per hour regardless of the applicable maximum speed limit.
Virginia Reckless Driving THINGS TO REMEMBER
Reckless Driving is a Class 1 Misdemeanor
Reckless Driving is punishable by up to 12 months in jail and/or a fine
not to exceed $2,500.00.
Reckless Driving is a six (6) point offense
Reckless Driving stays on a driving record for 11 years.
Reckless Driving on a criminal record remains for the rest of you life.
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