Passing a school bus that has stopped for the loading or off loading of children can result in serious consequences. A skilled Virginia traffic violation defense attorney can examine your situation and provide valuable insight into your case and the challenges you face.
If you or a loved one has been charged with the unlawful passing of a school bus in Virginia, you need an experienced lawyer on your side. At Ronald E. Smith, P.C., we have more than 30 years of experience defending clients against a wide range of charges.
You're Facing Reckless Driving Punishment
When charged with improper passing of a stopped school bus, there is a punishment of reckless driving that carries with it a potential loss of license, up to 12 months in jail and a fine of up to $2,500. Your attorney must work quickly to effectively shield you from the full brunt of the criminal justice system. There are potential alternatives such as allowing the case to be amended to subject a defendant to only a civil penalty. Allow us to fully investigate your charge and offer an honest, realistic assessment of your case.
Do not hesitate to schedule a consultation at our office to discuss your specific offense and the unique characteristics of your charge. Clients trust our experience and our knowledge of the law to move them toward a successful resolution.
If you have questions regarding a charge of unlawful passing of a school bus, we are prepared to stand up for your rights. Contact Ronald E. Smith, P.C., by calling 703-539-5825 or by completing our online contact form. For your convenience, we offer free initial telephone consultations.