Other Serious Traffic Offenses
Other traffic offenses not addressed on this site may include those for licensing of drivers, titling and registration, and regulation of traffic. In general, they become more “serious” with regard to the event, as in combination with others.
The court is entitled to view the driving record in considering sentencing.
The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles assigns point values to offenses. In that regard, a simple speeding ticket might become “serious”.
It may also impact on insurance premiums. Therefore, you need to consider “all” factors when deciding to pre-pay a ticket or to go to trial.