A client unfamiliar with the area in Roanoke was pulled over for driving 26 mph over the speed limit. Traffic was light and the driver did not cause any additional aggravation to the road apart from speed. The driver was charged with reckless driving because of speed.
Our client is a professional who was worried about the effects of having a criminal record because of the reckless driving charge. The driver hired the Roanoke criminal defense attorneys at Copenhaver, Ellett & Derrico.
Our client completed a driver improvement course before going to court and otherwise had a good driving record. Because our client did not cause additional problems on the road and the case was one of aggravated speed only, we were able to have the criminal reckless driving charge reduced to a non-criminal speeding infraction.
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