Richmond, VA asked in Traffic Tickets for Virginia

Q: What’s my percentage on actually going to jail for reckless driving?

I live in the state of Virginia & I was charged with Reckless driving on my way to work.. The speed was 98/60 but the officer was following for about 10 minutes before he pulled me over.. I didn’t know who it was following me due to it being 4 in the morning all I seen was headlights.. Everyone’s telling me I’m most likely going to jail for this.. What is my actual percentage of even going to jail? I’m losing sleep over this.. it’s causing so much stress

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Paula Hough
Paula Hough
  • Traffic Tickets Lawyer
  • Richmond, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: It will truly depend on the jurisdiction in which you were charged. There are many judges in Virginia that will impose a jail sentence for driving at that speed. You will want to contact a local attorney right away.

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