Have you been accused of reckless driving in Norfolk, Richmond, Emporia or anywhere in Virginia? Because if you have, you should not dismiss the serious effect that this charge can have on your driver’s license and your life. Call Anthony Montagna, III. He is an experienced Virginia reckless driving lawyer. He has handled thousands of Reckless Driving cases throughout Virginia and offers a free consultation.
Anthony Montagna, III, is an experienced Virginia reckless driving lawyer. He is familiar with the federal and state courts. As such, Anthony Montagna, III knows how to obtain great court results in court. MOST IMPORTANTLY, HE SPECIALIZES IN RECKLESS DRIVING DEFENSES IN Virginia.
Anthony and the lawyers at Anthony Montagna know that it is important to fight for your clients in criminal and traffic matters. Accordingly, no case is too complex or too simple. Furthermore, when you may go to jail for a reckless driving charge in Virginia, call Anthony Montagna, III. He is the top Virginia reckless driving lawyer at Anthony Montagna. Our phone number is 757-625-3500, and help is only a phone call away.
With Anthony L. Montagna, III, you can be confident that you have a highly experienced reckless driving lawyer on your side. In fact, Anthony will fight to protect you and your family. He knows that every case is important to you.
Anthony was born on August 19, 1968 at Camp LeJeune, North Carolina. After several months, Anthony and his family moved to Norfolk, Virginia. Norfolk was his father’s home town.
Anthony graduated from Norfolk Academy in 1986. After graduation, Anthony attended and graduated from the University of Richmond. Anthony received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics.
At the University of Richmond, Anthony was awarded Intermediate Honors. Also, he was a proud member of the the Dean’s List. After graduating from the University of Richmond, Anthony attended and graduated from The University of Akron School of Law. Anthony graduated from law school in in 1993. Upon graduating from law school, Anthony joined his father as a partner at Montagna & Montagna, P.C.
In his free time, Anthony enjoys travelling, reading, watching and playing sports, and spending time with his family. In particular, he enjoys spending time with his daughter, Phoebe. She is 18 and attends Hollins University.
As a partner at Montagna & Montagna, P.C., Anthony assisted individuals in many fields of law. Over the years, Anthony has handled bankruptcy, debt collection, and worker’s compensation. Additionally, he has handled personal injury, family law, DUI and traffic, security clearance, criminal, and corporation cases.
Anthony was the son of an attorney who served his country proudly. Anthony’s father served on active duty and in the reserves in the United States Navy Jag Corps. Because of his father, Anthony has the necessary experience and knowledge to ensure you get the results that you want. Anthony has practiced law for over 27 years. He is well known for his knowledge of the law and familiarity with the judges.
“With almost 28 years of experience, I know each case is different, and I provide personalized attention for each client,” says Anthony. “I am committed to providing my clients with zealous and skillful representation. I know that my client’s case is a serious concern. I always treat every client like I would want my family treated by colleagues. I am here to guide you through the complexities of your case. I want to provide you simple, straightforward answers to your questions.”
Anthony strives to answer all questions and to provide regular updates. He returns all phone calls. If you want attorneys who will think outside of the box, make your case a priority and work hard for you, Anthony and Law Offices of Anthony Montagna, III are the attorneys for you.
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When you need an experienced and compassionate Virginia reckless driving lawyer in Virginia, contact Anthony Montagna, III. He is a proven winner. Anthony will utilize his 27+ years of experience in thinking “outside of the box” to achieve the most favorable disposition for you.
Anthony Montagna has been providing excellent legal representation for over 27 years. When you hire Anthony, you can be confident that your case will be my top priority. You will also have the comfort of knowing that your lawyer is A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau.
I. VA Code Ann. § 46.2-852
Irrespective of the maximum speeds permitted by law, any person who drives a vehicle on any highway recklessly or at a speed or in a manner so as to endanger the life, limb, or property of any person shall be guilty of reckless driving.
II. VA Code Ann. § 46.2-853
A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who drives a vehicle which is not under proper control or which has inadequate or improperly adjusted brakes on any highway in the Commonwealth.
III. VA Code Ann. § 46.2-854
A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who, while driving a vehicle, overtakes and passes another vehicle proceeding in the same direction, on or approaching the crest of a grade or on or approaching a curve in the highway, where the driver’s view along the highway is obstructed, except where the overtaking vehicle is being operated on a highway having two or more designated lanes of roadway for each direction of travel or on a designated one-way roadway or highway.
IV. VA Code Ann. § 46.2-855
A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who drives a vehicle when it is so loaded, or when there are in the front seat such number of persons, as to obstruct the view of the driver to the front or sides of the vehicle or to interfere with the driver’s control over the driving mechanism of the vehicle.
V. VA Code Ann. § 46.2-856
A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who passes or attempts to pass two other vehicles abreast, moving in the same direction, except on highways having separate roadways of three or more lanes for each direction of travel, or on designated one-way streets or highways. This section shall not apply, however, to a motor vehicle passing two other vehicles when one or both of such other vehicles is a bicycle, electric personal assistive mobility device, electric power-assisted bicycle, or moped; nor shall this section apply to a bicycle, electric personal assistive mobility device, electric power-assisted bicycle, or moped passing two other vehicles.
VI. VA Code Ann. § 46.2-857
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.
VII. VA Code Ann. § 46.2-858
A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who overtakes or passes any other vehicle proceeding in the same direction at any railroad grade crossing or at any intersection of highways unless such vehicles are being operated on a highway having two or more designated lanes of roadway for each direction of travel or unless such intersection is designated and marked as a passing zone or on a designated one-way street or highway, or while pedestrians are passing or about to pass in front of either of such vehicles, unless permitted so to do by a traffic light or law-enforcement officer.
VIII. VA Code Ann. § 46.2-859
A person driving a motor vehicle shall stop such vehicle 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, the elderly, or mentally or physically handicapped persons, and shall remain stopped until all the persons are clear of the highway, private road or school driveway and the bus is put in motion; any person violating the foregoing is guilty of reckless driving. The driver of a vehicle, however, need not stop when approaching a school bus if the school bus is stopped on the other roadway of a divided highway, on an access road, or on a driveway when the other roadway, access road, or driveway is separated from the roadway on which he is driving by a physical barrier or an unpaved area. The driver of a vehicle also need not stop when approaching a school bus which is loading or discharging passengers from or onto property immediately adjacent to a school if the driver is directed by a law-enforcement officer or other duly authorized uniformed school crossing guard to pass the school bus. This section shall apply to school buses which are equipped with warning devices prescribed in § 46.2-1090 and are painted yellow with the words “School Bus” in black letters at least eight inches high on the front and rear thereof. Only school buses which are painted yellow and equipped with the required lettering and warning devices shall be identified as school buses.
The testimony of the school bus driver, the supervisor of school buses or a law-enforcement officer that the vehicle was yellow, conspicuously marked as a school bus, and equipped with warning devices as prescribed in § 46.2-1090 is prima facie evidence that the vehicle is a school bus.
IX. VA Code Ann. § 46.2-860
A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who fails to give adequate and timely signals of intention to turn, partly turn, slow down, or stop, as required by Article 6 (§ 46.2-848 et seq.) of this chapter.
X. VA Code Ann. § 46.2-861
A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who exceeds a reasonable speed under the circumstances and traffic conditions existing at the time, regardless of any posted speed limit.
XI. VA Code Ann. § 46.2-862
A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who drives a motor vehicle on the highways in the Commonwealth (i) at a speed of twenty miles per hour or more in excess of the applicable maximum speed limit or (ii) in excess of eighty miles per hour regardless of the applicable maximum speed limit.
XII. VA Code Ann. § 46.2-863
A person shall be guilty of reckless driving who fails to bring his vehicle to a stop immediately before entering a highway from a side road when there is traffic approaching on such highway within 500 feet of such point of entrance, unless (i) a “Yield Right-of-Way” sign is posted or (ii) where such sign is posted, fails, upon entering such highway, to yield the right-of-way to the driver of a vehicle approaching on such highway from either direction.
XIII. VA Code Ann. § 46.2-864
A person is guilty of reckless driving who operates any motor vehicle at a speed or in a manner so as to endanger the life, limb, or property of any person:
1. On any driveway or premises of a church, school, recreational facility, or business or governmental property open to the public; or
2. On the premises of any industrial establishment providing parking space for customers,
3. On any highway under construction or not yet open to the public.
If you have been accused of reckless driving, contact the experienced VA reckless driving lawyer, Anthony Montagna, III, at the law firm of Anthony Montagna for a free initial consultation.
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