Denver Reckless Driving Lawyer
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In Colorado and the rest of the nation, licensed drivers are obligated to uphold the rules and regulations of the road, as well as practice safe driving techniques. However, many people continue to drive in a manner which disregards the safety of others, which is why the traffic offense of reckless driving is associated with severe penalties.
If you were recently charged with reckless driving, The Orr Law Firm is ready to fight for you. With decades of experience, our Denver criminal defense attorneys understand how to protect your rights and guide you through the judicial process.
Penalties for Reckless Driving
Reckless driving is defined as operating a motor vehicle, bicycle, electrical assisted bicycle, or low-powered scooter in either a wanton or a willful disregard for the safety of other individuals or property. This traffic offense is considered a class 2 traffic misdemeanor.
A first offense is punishable by a maximum jail sentence of up to 90 days and fines of up to $300. For a second of a subsequent offense, reckless driving results in a mandatory jail sentence of 10 days and a maximum sentence of six months, as well as fines of up to $1,000. Furthermore, consequences can also include 8 points on your Colorado DMV driving record, community service, or pay restitution to the alleged victim in the event the offense resulted in the injury or death of another person.
Let Our Denver Criminal Defense Attorney Help You Today
Whether you were running late to work or rushing to the hospital, reckless driving can have a substantial impact on your driving record and finances. Our Denver criminal defense lawyers can thoroughly review your case and determine all of your available legal options to obtain desirable results.
Contact us and request a free consultation today.