2006 Code of Virginia § 46.2-942 - Admissibility of results of speedometer test in prosecution for exceeding speed limit

46.2-942. Admissibility of results of speedometer test in prosecution forexceeding speed limit.

In the trial of any person charged with exceeding any maximum speed limit inthe Commonwealth, the court shall receive as evidence a sworn report of theresults of a calibration test of the accuracy of the speedometer in the motorvehicle operated by the defendant or the arresting officer at the time of thealleged offense. The report shall be considered by the court or jury in bothdetermining guilt or innocence and in fixing punishment.

(1966, c. 687, 46.1-193.1; 1970, c. 11; 1975, c. 202; 1989, c. 727.)


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