Speeding; reckless driving. (HB1317)

Introduced By

Del. Jeff Campbell (R-Marion) with support from co-patron Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Speeding; reckless driving. 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. 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. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


11/18/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100416D
11/18/2014Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/16/2015Assigned Transportation sub: Subcommittee #2
01/19/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 2-N)
01/20/2015Assigned Courts sub: Criminal Law
01/20/2015Reported from Transportation (15-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2015Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/26/2015Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/10/2015Left in Courts of Justice


Waldo Jaquith writes:


Carol Lindstrom writes:

This looks rather like nothing but "clean up". There are areas where the speed limit is 65 now. So, there could be a perceived conflict between the 80 miles per hour limit and the 20+ the posted 65.