A citation or arrest for reckless driving is a serious issue.
Pleading guilty could lead to a hefty fine, points on your license, and even jail time.
But you have options. Before heading to court, you need to talk to Florida traffic ticket lawyer for help with your case.
Most likely, there are strategies you haven't even considered. You may be able to get the charges reduced or even dismissed.
It's time to stop worrying about your charges and take action. We offer free consultations, and we're happy to talk about your case with you.
What is Reckless Driving in Florida?
Reckless driving charges can come from a variety of illegal traffic activities. Texting while driving, overtaking a school bus with its stop sign out, and evading law enforcement can all end up with the same charge.
Reckless Driving is defined by Florida Statute 316.192 as “Any person who drives any vehicle in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property is guilty of reckless driving”.
Reckless Driving carries serious consequences and you should consult a traffic lawyer before your court date.
Penalties for Reckless Driving
Upon a first conviction, by imprisonment for a period of not more than 90 days or by fine of not less than $25 nor more than $500, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
On a second or subsequent conviction, by imprisonment for not more than 6 months or by a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $1,000, or by both such fine and imprisonment
Aside from paying fines and potential jail time, your insurance rate may increase for this infraction. We recommend seeking defense immediately.
Talk to the Experienced Reckless Driving Lawyers at Skubiak & Rivas, P.A. Today
What are you waiting for? The sooner we can started on your defense, the better. Our team of dedicated attorneys will work hard on your case, providing you with options to resolve your reckless driving ticket.
We make your best interests a priority. We know everyone has their own story - and we understand that charges like this weigh heavily on your mind. In most cases, we can get your charges reduced or even get your case dropped.
Consultations are free, so let's talk today. Call 407-894-4449.