Chesterfield Enforcing Civil Penalties For Reckless Driving And DUI Cases

Chesterfield County, Virginia is now using an old law which allows them to tack on a civil penalty on top of the typical fine and court costs associated with such conviction.  The law does not seem to be enforced regularly until recently and may see challenges to the legality of enforcing such a civil penalty in all such cases and not restricted to those justifying such a civil penalty.  Read more on the law in this story from WTVR, https://wtvr.com/2012/05/07/holmberg-fine-and-civil-penalty-for-reckless-driving-in-chesterfield/.