Brunswick County, Virginia — Traffic Defense Attorney Case Result

Conviction for speeding 64 MPH in a 55 MPH zone was appealed to the Circuit Court and REDUCED to Defective Equipment, which is a non-moving violation that carries no (0) demerit points on a driving record.  Driver had a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) and was concerned about a conviction for a moving violation jeopardizing his employment.  By reducing the charge to a non-moving violation, the Driver’s record was protected and so was the driver’s employment status.


Read more about the Defective Equipment Statute under the Virginia Code here: § 46.2-1003. Illegal use of defective and unsafe equipment (


Read more about Reckless Driving by Speed under the Virginia Code here: § 46.2-862. Exceeding speed limit (


Read more about Virginia DMV Six Point Violations here: Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.