If you find yourself holding a ticket for reckless driving, contact Driving Defense Law as you could be facing a criminal record.
Class 1 misdemeanor – confinement in jail for up to a year and a fine of up to $2,500. (either or both)
“Irrespective of the maximum speeds permitted by law, any person who drives a vehicle on any highway recklessly or at a speed or in a manner so as to endanger the life, limb, or property of any person shall be guilty of reckless driving.”
Class 1 misdemeanor – confinement in jail for up to a year and fine of up to $2,500. (either or both)
A person is guilty of reckless driving who drives a motor vehicle on the highways in at a speed of 20 miles per hour or more in the excess of the applicable maximum speed OR in excess of 85 miles per hour regardless of the applicable maximum speed limit.
After a car accident a police officer might hand you a citation that charges you with failure to maintain control (reckless driving). Failure to maintain control is charged as a Class 1 misdemeanor