Defense Lawyers & Attorneysin Hampton Roads Virginia

Did you get a Speeding Ticket in Hampton Roads or have you been involved in a Traffic Accident in Tidewater?

Do you need an aggressive experienced Virginia Traffic Attorney?

Do you need an Attorney who will fight for your rights?

Do you need a Lawyer to represent you in court with your accident involving personal injury?

Did you need legal representation with a DUI?

Caught driving on a Suspended License?

Should you go to Traffic Court for Reckless Driving without an attorney?

Cited for Hit and Run? Has your Virginia Drivers License been suspended?

Get a Speeding Ticket?

Did you know that traffic violations in Virginia are prosecuted as criminal offenses?

Don’t take chances with your driving record!

The Lawyers / Attorneys listed on this site excel in Criminal & Traffic Law representation in the Tidewater area of Virginia and practice in all cities of Hampton Roads and Tidewater including Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Chesapeake, Suffolk, Franklin, Smithfield, Isle of Wight, Surry, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Newport News, Hampton, York County, Gloucester, Williamsburg and the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

Defense Lawyers & Attorneysin Hampton Roads Virginia

Six Point Violations

Reckless Driving/Speeding

Reckless driving – speeding in excess of 80 mph (11 years)

Reckless driving – speeding 20 mph or more above the posted speed limit (11 years)

Reckless driving – racing (11 years)

Reckless driving – passing or overtaking an emergency vehicle (11 years)

Reckless driving – passing a school bus (11 years)

Reckless driving – passing on the crest of a hill (11 years)

Reckless driving – passing at a railroad crossing (11 years)

Reckless driving – passing two vehicles abreast (11 years)

Reckless driving – driving two vehicles abreast (11 years)

Reckless driving – driving too fast for conditions (11 years)

Reckless driving – failing to give a proper signal (11 years)

Reckless driving – faulty brakes/improper control (11 years)

Reckless driving – on parking lots, etc. (11 years)

Reckless driving – with an obstructed view (11 years)

Reckless driving – generally (11 years)

Speeding 20 mph or more above the posted speed limit (5 years)

Driving Under the Influence

Driving while intoxicated (11 years)

Driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs (11 years)

Driving under the influence of drugs (11 years)

Driving after illegally consuming alcohol (persons under age 21) (3 years)

Driving while intoxicated – maiming (11 years)

Involuntary manslaughter/alcohol (11 years)

Refusing blood/breath test (11 years)

Driving while your license is revoked for driving while intoxicated (11 years)

Driving while your license is revoked for driving while intoxicated – maiming (11 years)

Driving while your license is revoked for driving while intoxicated – involuntary manslaughter (11 years)

Manslaughter

Manslaughter (11 years)

Involuntary manslaughter (11 years)

Involuntary manslaughter/aggravated (11 years)

Habitual Offenders

Driving after being declared a habitual offender (11 years)

Authorizing person suspended for habitual offender and/or driving while intoxicated to drive (3 years)

Licenses/Permits

Driving on suspended license (11 years)

Driving while your license is suspended or revoked (11 years)

Driving while your license is suspended or revoked for non-payment of court fines and costs (11 years)

Driving under suspension or revocation before giving proof of financial responsibility (11 years)

Commercial Motor Vehicles

Driving commercial motor vehicle while disqualified (*)

Driving commercial motor vehicle with blood alcohol .04 or more (*)

Driving commercial motor vehicle with blood alcohol .08 or more (*)

Driving commercial motor vehicle under influence of drugs (*)

Driving commercial motor vehicle under influence of drugs/alcohol (*)

Refusing blood/breath test while operating commercial motor vehicle (*)

Violating out of service order (11 years)

Other Violations

Failure to stop at the scene of a crash – injury (11 years)

Failure to stop at the scene of a crash – death (11 years)

Failure to stop at the scene of a crash – property damage of $1000 or more (11 years)

Emergency vehicle violation – death (11 years)

Vehicular assault or willful stopping, impeding or damaging vehicle (11 years)

Blocking access to service facility (11 years)

Attempting to elude police

felony offense (11 years)

misdemeanor offense (3 years)

Passing stopped school bus (non-reckless) (3 years)

Operating unsafe vehicle (3 years)

Four Point Violations

Reckless Driving/Speeding

Reckless driving – failure to stop before entering a highway (11 years)

Speeding (5 years)

Speeding 10-14 mph above the posted speed limit (5 years)

Speeding 15-19 mph above the posted speed limit (5 years)

Speeding 10-19 mph above the posted speed limit (5 years)

Passing

Passing when unsafe (3 years)

Passing to the left of approaching vehicle (3 years)

Stopping/Yielding

Failure to drive to the right and stop for police/fire/emergency vehicle (3 years)

Failure to stop for pedestrian with white cane (3 years)

Failure to stop and yield right-of-way (3 years)

Failure to yield right-of-way (3 years)

Failure to yield when turning left (3 years)

Failure to yield to funeral procession (3 years)

Keeping to the Right

Failure to drive on right half of highway or street (3 years)

Failure to keep to the right when crossing an intersection (3 years)

Driving to the left of rotary traffic island (3 years)

Following/Signaling

Following too closely (3 years)

Failure to signal before moving from curb (3 years)

Improper signal (3 years)

Railroad Crossings

Failure to obey railroad crossing signal (3 years)

Failure to stop at railroad grade crossing (3 years)

Failure to keep to the right at a railroad crossing (3 years)

Failure to stop passenger-carrying vehicle at railroad grade crossing (3 years)

Railroad crossing/stopping (3 years)

Improper operation of crawler-type tractor over railroad crossing (3 years)

Railroad Crossings (Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers)

Failure to slow down/stop at a railroad crossing (*)

Failure to have sufficient space to drive through a railroad crossing (*)

Failure to obey traffic control device or enforcement official at a railroad crossing (*)

Failure to have sufficient undercarriage clearance at a railroad crossing (*)

Other Violations

Failure to stop at the scene of a crash, unattended property, damage in excess of $500 (11 years)

Failure to stop at the scene of a crash, property damage (3 years)

Emergency vehicle violation – property damage (5 years)

Emergency vehicle violation – injury (5 years)

Aggressive driving (5 years)

Failure to obey traffic signal (3 years)

Failure to obey lane directional signal (3 years)

Failure to obey highway lane markings (3 years)

Improper backing, stopping or turning (3 years)

Driving the wrong way on one-way highway or street (3 years)

Impeding/disrupting funeral procession (3 years)

Disregarding police officer’s signal to stop (3 years)

Disregarding crossing guard/officer’s signal (3 years)

Three Point Violations

Speeding

Speeding 1-9 mph above the posted speed limit (5 years)

Impeding traffic, slow speed (5 years)

Passing/Driving

Improper passing (3 years)

Improper passing on the right (3 years)

Improper driving (3 years)

Improper stopping on highway (3 years)

Changing course after signaling (3 years)

Coasting with gears in neutral (3 years)

Failure to give way in favor of overtaking vehicle (3 years)

Failure to give way when abreast of another car (3 years)

Driving through safety zone (3 years)

Driving over fire hose (3 years)

Unauthorized use of crossover on controlled highway (3 years)

Driving/riding on sidewalk (3 years)

Turning/Backing

Improper turn (3 years)

Improper U-turn (3 years)

Violation of right turn on red (3 years)

Violation of left turn on red (3 years)

Signs/Signals

Failure to obey highway sign (3 years)

Evading traffic control device (3 years)

Lights

Driving without lights/excessive lights (3 years)

Failure to dim headlights (3 years)

Parking without proper lights displayed (3 years)

Inadequate hazard lights (3 years)

Licenses/Permits

No Virginia driver’s license (3 years)

No Virginia license plate (3 years)

Failure to obtain a driver’s license (3 years)

No driver’s license – vehicle/motorcycle (3 years)

Failure to have license revalidated (3 years)

Learner’s permit violation (3 years)

Permitting unlicensed person to drive (3 years)

Driving in violation of restricted license (restrictions related to physical limitation, such as mechanical

control device) (3 years)

Commercial Motor Vehicles

Driving commercial motor vehicle with alcohol in blood (*)

Driving commercial motor vehicle without license (3 years)

Driving commercial motor vehicle with more than 1 driver’s license (3 years)

Driving commercial motor vehicle without endorsement(s) (3 years)

Commercial driver’s license/instruction permit violation (3 years)

Driving commercial motor vehicle in left lane of interstate (3 years)

Driving in excess of 13 hours in a 24-hour period (3 years)

Driving public passenger-carrying vehicle under age (3 years)

Driving bus transporting school children without a safety belt (3 years)

Driving school bus without license (3 years)

Driving school bus under age (3 years)

Other Violations

Failure to stop at the scene of a crash, unattended property (3 years)

Failure to leave the scene of a crash at the direction of officer (3 years)

Failure to report a crash, unattended property, less than $250 damage (3 years)

Following/parking within 500 feet of fire apparatus (3 years)

Emergency vehicle violation (3 years)

Drinking while driving (3 years)

Improper driving/riding motorcycle (3 years)

Driving with TV screen visible to driver (3 years)

Driving while using earphones (3 years)

Passenger restriction violation (3 years)

Drive in violation of curfew (3 years)