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Don’t Let Traffic Violations Derail Your Driving Privileges

It’s easy to take for granted the freedom that comes with driving – until you’re faced with the potential loss of your license. Traffic violations in Charlottesville and beyond can lead to severe penalties, including hefty fines, points on your driving record and soaring insurance costs. You could even face a license suspension or revocation for more serious offenses. Before you consider paying for that ticket, know that you have options to protect your driving privileges.

When you’re up against traffic violations, you want defense attorney Michael La Fratta by your side. With over a decade of experience, he has represented thousands of people in your shoes. He can review your situation and your driving record and help you take the right action to protect your license. He’ll work diligently to protect your rights on the road.

Understanding Virginia’s DMV Points System

In Virginia, traffic violations come with a cost beyond just fines. They can also accrue points (called “demerit points”) on your driving record. These points often linger for years, and if you accrue enough points, you may face suspension or revocation of your license.

When you’re facing serious traffic violations, it’s crucial to have a knowledgeable lawyer who can guide you through the implications of these points and work to mitigate their impact.

Serious Traffic Violations In Virginia: What You Need To Know

Traffic infractions in Virginia range from speeding and reckless driving to more serious criminal charges like hit-and-run and DUI/DWI. Michael La Fratta can defend you against any type of moving violation, including:

  • Speeding
  • Driving on a suspended or revoked license
  • Reckless driving
  • Failure to stop for the school bus
  • Failure to stop for a red light or stop sign
  • Hit-and-run
  • Seat belt violations
  • Texting while driving
  • Following too closely (tailgating)
  • Failure to yield
  • Failure to signal
  • Improper lane changes
  • Driving on the wrong side of the road
  • Failure to stop for a school bus
  • Driving without insurance
  • Drunken or drugged driving
  • CDL (commercial driver’s license) violations

Each of these violations carries its own set of penalties that could significantly disrupt your life. Michael La Fratta understands the nuances of these offenses and can help you proceed in the right direction. He can appear in court and at administrative hearings to advocate on your behalf.

Take Action Now To Protect Your Driving Privileges | Free Consultation

Whether negotiating for reduced penalties, fighting erroneous citations or presenting a strong defense in court, Michael La Fratta can fight for you and your driver’s license. As a traffic ticket defense lawyer in Charlottesville and Richmond, he knows state and local traffic laws inside and out. His experience and knowledge are to your advantage.

Reach out today by calling 804-376-6514 or contacting Michael online for a free consultation.