A person is guilty of Reckless Driving if they drive a vehicle “in reckless disregard for the safety of persons or property.”
Reckless Driving is a class 2 misdemeanor, punishable by the following maximum penalties:
Reckless Driving translates into 8 motor vehicle points, which will result in an order to attend Traffic Survival School. If you already have five or more points on your record or if you have attended Traffic Survival School within the past twelve months, you will not be eligible for Traffic Survival School but will instead incur a 90 day point suspension.
If convicted Reckless Driving within 24 months of being convicted of (1) Reckless Driving, (2) DUI, (3) Negligent Homicide, or (4) Manslaughter, Reckless Driving is heightened to a Class 1 misdemeanor, punishable by the following maximum penalties:
There is a mandatory minimum of 20 days in jail.
Glazer, Hammond, Ruben & Smets, PLLC can effectively evaluate the circumstances surrounding your case to create a solid defense that will help you achieve the least severe sentence possible.
Take the time to meet with us and discuss your case. We offer free case consultations to inform you of your options and put your mind at ease.
Providing Experienced and Compassionate
Legal Counsel for Northern Arizona.
We will not take cases unless we think
we can help.