In August, I was charged with reckless driving in Virginia (driving over 80MPH) and was given 30 days suspended jail time and 1 year good behavior. Over the weekend I received a ticket in the mail for not stopping for a school bus on the other side of the road. If I pay this ticket, will that be a violation of good behavior (probation) and result in me going to jail?
You will need to talk to a Virginia attorney about that. It depends on the terms and conditions of probation.
Meanwhile, request a trial and do not pay the ticket. Go to court. If the police officer does not appear, you will be acquitted. If you are convicted, the judge can offer probation before judgment which avoids the points (but can still be a probation violation depending on the conditions).
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