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Traffic Offenses – Driving On Suspended License – Prior Offenses – Local Ordinance (access required)

A defendant’s prior convictions for driving on a suspended license under a local Danville ordinance substantially similar to Va. Code § 46.2-301 can count toward enhanced punishment under the statute for a third or similar offense, and the Court of Appeals affirms defendant’s conviction. Viewing Code § 46.2-301 in its entirety, we conclude the enhanced punishment ...