|Introduced in House||Passed House||Introduced in Senate||Passed Senate||Became Law|
Reckless driving; raises threshold for speeding.
Raises the threshold for per se reckless driving for speeding from driving in excess of 80 miles per hour to driving in excess of 85 miles per hour if the applicable speed limit is in excess of 65 miles per hour. The threshold for per se reckless driving for speeding for driving at or more than 20 miles per hour in excess of the speed limit remains unchanged.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
� 46.2-862. Exceeding speed limit.
shall be is guilty of reckless driving
who drives a motor vehicle on the highways in the Commonwealth (i) at a speed
of twenty 20 miles per hour or more in excess of the applicable
maximum speed limit or (ii) in excess of eighty 85 miles per hour
regardless of the applicable maximum speed limit.
� 46.2-878.3. Prepayment of fines for violations of speed limits.
Except as otherwise provided in this section, the Traffic Infractions and Uniform Fine Schedule adopted by the Supreme Court for prepayment of fines shall, in all instances where prepayment of a fine is permitted, include a fine of $6 per mile-per-hour in excess of posted speed limits provided for in this article. However, such Traffic Infractions and Uniform Fine Schedule shall include a fine of $7 per mile-per-hour in excess of posted speed limits for a violation of �� 46.2-873 and 46.2-878.1 and $8 per mile-per-hour in excess of posted speed limits for a violation of � 46.2-878.2. Any person who drives a motor vehicle at a speed in excess of 80 miles per hour but below 85 miles per hour on any highway in the Commonwealth having a maximum speed limit of 70 miles per hour shall be subject to an additional fine of $100.
|01/28/2020||House||House: Assigned Courts sub: Criminal|
|01/23/2020||House||House: Committee substitute printed 20106070D-H1|
|01/23/2020||House||House: Reported from Transportation with substitute (20-Y 2-N)|
|01/23/2020||House||House: Incorporates HB1374 (Campbell, J.L.)|
|01/23/2020||House||House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice|
|01/20/2020||House||House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)|
|01/20/2020||House||House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee for Courts of Justice|
|01/14/2020||House||House: Assigned Transportation sub: Motor Vehicles|
|01/07/2020||House||House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102149D|
|01/07/2020||House||House: Referred to Committee on Transportation|