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Reckless Driving Defense In Emporia – Virginia Lawyers

There are many different penalties for a reckless driving two abreast in same lane charge of 46.2-857 in Emporia Virginia.

If you have been charged with reckless driving for two abreast in same lane in Emporia Virginia, contact our law firm immediately for help.

Reckless Driving Two Abreast In Same Lane Charge Defense In Emporia Virginia

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best possible result based on the facts of your case.

EMPORIA VIRGINIA-RECKLESS DRIVING STATUTE 46.2-857

Va Code 46.2-857. Driving two abreast in a single lane.

A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who drives any motor vehicle so as to be abreast of another vehicle in a lane designed for one vehicle, or drives any motor vehicle so as to travel abreast of any other vehicle traveling in a lane designed for one vehicle. Nothing in this section shall be construed to prohibit two two-wheeled motorcycles from traveling abreast while traveling in a lane designated for one vehicle. In addition, this section shall not apply to (i) any validly authorized parade, motorcade, or motorcycle escort; (ii) a motor vehicle traveling in the same lane of traffic as a bicycle, electric personal assistive mobility device, electric power-assisted bicycle, or moped; nor shall it apply to (iii) any vehicle when lawfully overtaking and passing one or more vehicles traveling in the same direction in a separate lane.

Statute Description Penalty
Va Code  46.2-857 Driving so as to be or travel abreast of another vehicle in a lane designed for one vehicle,When two two-wheeled motorcycles travel abreast it is not reckless driving.

This section shall not apply to  

  1. any validly authorized parade, motorcade, or motorcycle escort;
  2. a motor vehicle traveling in the same lane of traffic as a bicycle, electric personal assistive mobility device, electric power-assisted bicycle, or moped;
  3. any vehicle lawfully overtaking and passing one or more vehicles traveling in the same direction in a separate lane
Class 1 misdemeanor.

Reckless Driving Two Abreast In Same Lane Charge Defense In Emporia Virginia

We will do our absolute best to help you get the best possible result based on the facts of your case.

Article written by A Sris
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