Texting While Driving

Officer Killed Bicyclist – Is He Getting Special Treatment?

published by Andrew Flusche on September 3, 2014

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Police officers have a hard job. I certainly wouldn’t want to do it. They have to keep people and property safe, enforce our laws, and try to make sure they come home alive each day. I can’t imagine what it’s like to be driving a police cruiser from call-to-call, never knowing what is coming next. […]

Not Many Texting While Driving Tickets

published by Andrew Flusche on July 23, 2014

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Last year Virginia law was changed to make texting while driving a primary offense, which means an officer can pull you over solely because thinks you’re texting. But are tickets being written for texting? Not really. According to the Free Lance-Star, a total of 109 people were charged with texting while driving last year in […]

Virginia Traffic Lawyer

published by Andrew Flusche on July 18, 2014

Are you looking for Virginia traffic lawyers? You’ve come to the right place. I’m Andrew Flusche, and I focus solely on Virginia traffic and misdemeanor defense. When you’re ready to get started defending your case, please reach out to me for your free case strategy session at . Virginia Traffic Lawyer Video Transcription Hello, my […]

sign the speeding ticket

If you’re issued a ticket for a traffic or misdemeanor offense in Virginia, the officer brings the ticket to you and normally asks you to sign on the form. A lot of times people wonder what that means when they’re signing the ticket. When you read the Virginia Uniform Summons, you will see that the […]

Virginia Traffic Court Defense

published by Andrew Flusche on September 16, 2013

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When you have a charge pending in Virginia traffic court there’s quite a few considerations you need to make. You need to understand what kind of charge you’re facing, which specific court you’re supposed to go to, and, most importantly, whether or not you should bring a lawyer. Which Virginia traffic court are you due […]

Help with Virginia Uniform Summons

published by Andrew Flusche on September 12, 2013

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A Virginia Uniform Summons is a ticket. In Virginia, when you’re given a traffic ticket, and even some misdemeanor charges, the officer writes out the charge on a document called a Virginia Uniform Summons. This document is basically saying that you are summoned to appear in court on the indicated date to answer for the […]

Texting While Driving – At Court!

published by Andrew Flusche on April 2, 2013

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I was leaving the Stafford County Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court the other day, and I looked to my right to see if it was clear for me to pull out of my spot. I saw a mom texting. She had just been in the court for her son’s traffic case. Texting in the parking […]

Texting While Driving Bill – The Bare Facts

published by Andrew Flusche on December 17, 2012

Two Virginia delegates recently proposed new legislation that would make texting while driving reckless driving. Currently, texting while driving is a secondary offense: a police officer can only cite a driver for texting while driving if he or she pulls the driver over for another offense. And the fine for texting while driving is only […]

Delegate Cline’s proposed bill to specifically say classify using a mobile communication device while driving as reckless driving is unnecessary.  Not only is it overbroad like I’ve discussed before, but this bill is completely unnecessary because if you’re texting it can already be considered reckless driving. The bill seems to stem from a case back […]

Delegate Cline’s Texting Bill – Streaming Radio is Criminal

published by Andrew Flusche on December 6, 2012

Virginia Delegate Cline has introduced a proposed texting while driving bill to amend reckless driving to include using a mobile communications device while operating a vehicle. But that would create an overbroad expansion of reckless driving. Some of our legislators apparently equate using a cell with failure to maintain control of your vehicle.  The problem […]