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repeat DUI offender in Virginia

9 Things You Should Know If You’re a Repeat DUI Offender

Virginia classifies DUI offenses as Class 1 Misdemeanor acts punishable by up to 1 year in jail. If you are convicted of a second, third, or subsequent DUI offense in Virginia within 5-10 years, you will face harsh penalties that include mandatory fines, jail time and the loss of your driving privileges. A DUI arrest can be a terrifying experience which worsens if it’s a repeat time. Here are the important things you should know if you're a repeat [...]

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Reckless Driving in Virginia: What to Expect in Court

So you were reckless ... and you were driving. You were going 25 miles per hour over the speed limit, and you barely dodged a mini-van that changed lanes in front of you.A Virginia State Trooper saw the whole thing. He pulled you over and wrote a ticket. He handed you the reckless driving ticket and told you to remember your court date. You're scared. You're overwhelmed. What should you do? Virginia Reckless Driving Laws Virginia, like many states, has a [...]

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Can I Go to Jail for Driving on a Suspended License in Virginia?

While you may regard driving as a basic right, the fact is that operating a vehicle is something that must be earned and maintained by demonstrating lawful driving. Under certain circumstances, your Virginia driver’s license can be suspended for a specific period of time, depending on your driving record or particular violation(s). Even with all life responsibilities, driving on a suspended license is a mistake that you cannot afford because of the major consequences that come with it. Is Driving [...]