Cumberland County, Virginia — Traffic Defense Lawyer Case Result

Traffic ticket for Speeding 20 mph or more above the posted speed (59 MPH / 35 MPH zone) was REDUCED to Defective Equipment, which is a non-moving violation that carries no (0) demerit points toward a driving record.  Had the driver been convicted of Speeding 20 mph or more above the posted speed, the penalty would have been six (6) demerit points on the driver’s record for five (5) years.


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