Category Archives: Traffic Defense, DUI and Reckless Driving

Virginia Plea Bargains in DUI Cases

Have you been charged with a DUI in the Commonwealth of Virginia? If so, you may want to ask your attorney about a plea agreement for your case. A plea agreement is not available in all parts of Virginia because it is at the discretion of the Commonwealth’s attorney to offer a plea agreement. Many […]

DC, Maryland and Virginia HOV Lane Enforcement to Increase on May 23, 2013

Solo car drivers should think twice before entering any HOV restricted lanes on Virginia highways this week. There will be enhanced enforcement on all area HOV lanes, including DC, Maryland and Virginia on Thursday, May 23, 2013. This day is designated as the Capitol Region HOV Awareness Day.

Virginia Supreme Court Sentencing Decision Gives More Leeway to Trial Judges in Criminal Cases

Some members of the Virginia Senate have made it clear they are not happy about the Virginia Supreme Court’s holding in Hernandez v. Commonwealth. The case which can be read in its entirety here, is being met with harsh criticism by lawmakers who feel the court has granted judicial discretion in criminal cases that is […]

7 Day Suspension of Driver’s License After a DUI Arrest is Automatic in Virginia

Why Has My Driver’s License Been Suspended for 7 Days? If you have received a citation for Driving Under the Influence (DUI arrest) or have been in an accident caused by someone under the influence of alcohol you need to understand some of the basics of DUI law in Virginia. Errors in the process could […]

Virginia Reckless Driving – What is it and How to Defend a Reckless Driving Ticket in Virginia

The Process of a Reckless Driving Ticket in Virginia If you have been issued a reckless driving ticket you may want to consider hiring an experienced traffic defense attorney to help with your case. Reckless driving is a class 1 misdemeanor punishable by a jail term of up to 12 months and a maximum $2500 […]

Traffic Congestion in DC Metro Area

According to a Texas traffic agency, Washington D.C. trumps all other metro areas for traffic congestion. The delays amount to more that 67 hours per year. Washington D.C. also took first place in fuel consumption. Sitting in traffic is still using fuels. The study is based on data from 2011, so it is too soon […]

Stop for School Buses Law in Falls Church Gets New Enforcement Video Cameras

Stop For A Bus or Get a Ticket in Falls Church Virginia! Falls Church Virginia is the first school district to implement a new type of video surveillance camera that can take a picture of automobiles that fail to stop for a school bus. Remember, it is illegal in Virginia to drive past a school […]