“…a separate section of the code with a lesser fine would be more appropriate.”
A 22 year old man was arrested in Arlington, VA and charged with a DUI on a stolen golf cart.
Hampton Roads.com reports that DUI arrests over this past holiday weekend were up over previous years, while the number of highways deaths was down.
One clever defendant and his attorney found a crazy loophole to beat a specific type of Virginia reckless driving charge.
“A person is guilty of reckless driving who fails to stop, when approaching from any direction, any school bus which is stopped on any highway, private road or school driveway for the purpose of taking on or discharging children.”
Virginia State police have announced increased police patrols and presence on the highways from now until the end of the holiday weekend.
The speed limit on 680 total miles of Virginia highway is set to increase from 65 to 70mph this year, but most of the change will be on rural parts of the highway system, and not I95 or I64 in metro areas.