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Leesburg VA Traffic Ticket & Reckless Driving Lawyer

Simms Showers LLP

Types of traffic violations in Loudoun County and Northern Virginia

Getting a traffic ticket in Virginia means more than simply paying a fine. If you pay the fine for a Leesburg traffic ticket, you are, in effect, allowing the court to find you guilty. Such convictions for traffic tickets are reported to the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), which assesses demerit points against a driver’s license.

Accumulating too many points or being convicted of certain violations will lead to the loss of your license. Insurance companies can access your DMV record to determine whether you are a safe driver. With too many points, your automobile insurance rates may skyrocket.

Virginia traffic violations

Different amounts of points are assessed by the Virginia DMV for different traffic violations. Some of the most common violations and the amount of demerit points are as follows:

  • Illegal turn: three points
  • Improper u-turn: three points
  • Improper passing: three points
  • Improper signal for stop or turn: four points
  • Failure to yield right of way: four points
  • Following too closely: four points

If you accumulate 12 demerit points in 12 months (or 18 points in 24 months), you will be required to complete a driver improvement clinic. You must enroll in and satisfactorily complete the clinic within 90 days or your driver’s license will be suspended. If you accumulate 18 demerit points in 12 months (or 24 points in 24 months), your driving privilege will be suspended for 90 days.

Read more about what to do if you receive a Leesburg speeding ticket.

Caleb A. Kershner and William B. Mann of Simms Showers LLP, Leesburg traffic ticket lawyers

When you are cited for a traffic violation in Loudoun County, you have rights and options. Experienced and knowledgeable Leesburg defense attorneys like Caleb A. Kershner and William B. Mann can save your license and save you money on your insurance rates. With the assistance of their seasoned Leesburg law firm staff at Simms Showers LLP, they have prosecuted and defended hundreds of traffic and criminal cases in Loudoun County and Northern Virginia. Traffic tickets do not have to result in the loss of your license or exorbitant increases in your automobile insurance rates. Contact Simms Showers today to represent you in your traffic violation defense case.

Simms Showers LLP represents clients throughout Northern Virginia, including Leesburg, Sterling and the surrounding areas of Loudoun County as well as Arlington County, Clarke County, Frederick County, Fairfax County and Prince William County.

Simms Showers LLP
305 Harrison Street SE, Third Floor
Leesburg, Virginia, 20175 USA