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Written by attorney Luke Joseph Nichols | Nov 16, 2011

The 10 Best Online Sources for Virginia Traffic Law Information

If you are charged with a traffic violation or a traffic crime in Virginia there are many resources available online. There are sources for research and sources that will connect you with judicial tools. The following is a list of some of the best links online for information on Virginia traffic law, DUI/DWI, refusal, reckless driving, suspended licenses, traffic tickets, and any other problem you can find on the road.

1). Find your Virginia Traffic Case Online (General District Court).

http://epwsgdp1.courts.state.va.us/gdcourts/captchaVerification.do?landing=landing

Go to the Virginia Supreme Court website and look under General District Court Cases status to find out the most important details about your case. You can find out exactly what you are charged with, your court date and time, your courtroom number, you can pay fines online, find your officer's name, and find out the outcome of your case. Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court Cases are not on this webpage because they are not public information.

2). Find your Virginia Circuit Court Case information Online

http://wasdmz2.courts.state.va.us/CJISWeb/circuit.html

Go to the Virginia Supreme Court website and look under Circuit Court Cases status to find out the most important details about your traffic court appeal or felony court case. You can find out exactly what you are charged with, your court date and time, your courtroom number, find your officer's name, see motions and continuances, and find out the outcome of your case. Not all counties' courts publish their information online.

3). Pay your Fines online

http://epwsgdp1.courts.state.va.us/gdcourts/captchaVerification.do?landing=landing

Go to the GDC court case information and find your case and then click "Make Payment" and follow the instructions.

4). Learn about Virginia's Traffic Court System

www.virginiatrafficcourt.com

This website contains information about Virginia Uniform Summons, appeals, motions to reconsider, the DMV point system, and basic information about various traffic offenses in Virginia.

5). Learning about Virginia Speeding Tickets and Speeding Laws

www.speedingticketsvirginia.com

Learn about speed measuring devices such as Radar, Lidar, and Pacing, Virginia speeding laws, Virginia speeding ticket consequences, Insurance information, driver improvement classes, speedometer calibrations, appeals, motion, defenses, ect.

6). Learn about Virginia Reckless Driving Law and Defenses

www.virginiatrafficcourt.com

This website contains information about the 14 types of reckless driving in Virginia, reckless driving laws and defenses, speed measuring devices such as: radar, lidar, and pacing, consequences and punishment of reckless driving, finding local reckless driving attorneys and just about everything you could ever want to know about reckless driving.

7). Learn about Virginia License Laws and Driving on a Suspended License or a Revoked License.

www.virginiasuspendedlicense.com

This website is the authority on the many different types of license laws and suspensions. Learn how and when the court and the DMV may take away your license, how to get your license back, defenses to various licensing charges, the punishments and consequences of the various licensing laws, and everything else you could possibly want to know.

8). Learn about Virginia DUI/DWI Law and Refusal

www.virginia-duilaw.com

This is one of the most in-depth websites that deals only with Virginia DUI/DWI and Refusal Law. Learn about the judicial process, DUI law, punishments, consequences, defenses, how to find a good DUI attorney, and about the appeal and motions processes.

9). Find a Virginia Driver Improvement Course

http://virginiatrafficcourt.com/traffic-ticket-basics/driver-improvement-classes.html

Before anyone ever takes a driver improvement course in Virginia they should read this webpage.

10). How does the Virginia DMV point System Work?

http://www.dmv.state.va.us/webdoc/citizen/drivers/points_assess.asp

Go to the DMV's website to learn how the Virginia Demerit point system works and what points are assigned to what offenses.

Luke J. Nichols

Nichols & Green

(703) 383-9222

www.nicholsgreen.com

[email protected]

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