Earlier this morning about 8:54am I was ticket for reckless driving coming off the off ramp of 264 east bound entering on to Witchduck Road heading to Cleveland Street. The traffic was at a stand still I was trying to stop the work truck that I was in. I mistake the accelerator petal for brake petal. My speed was 5 or 10 miles hour. I was not following to close or speeding. The Beach Police Officer K.S Rowland to me & safety supervisor that he will try to get the Judge to drop the reckless driving charge. He told us that he didn't know how to write the accident up the only thing that he could come up with was this Misdemeanor Class A or Reckless driving A. I can't remember how he word that. Do I need a Lawyer for this. I have a CDL.
There is an improper code section but only the judge can change that from a reckless. Officer's are not allowed to write improper tickets. Check with dmv but improper will be much better for your CDL status. Sounds like the officer a nice guy is on your side and most of the judges in Virginia Beach will consider that.
If you have a CDL you definitely need to hire an attorney. Unfortunately, when you have a CDL you’re not allowed to take a driver improvement course to help reduce the violation.
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