What Are the Penalties for Reckless Driving?

Reckless driving is a Class 2 misdemeanor. If convicted, you would have a permanent criminal record. In addition, you could face these punishments:

  • Jail sentence of up to 60 days
  • Fine of up to $1,000
  • Four points on your driving record
  • Driver’s license suspension
  • Increased insurance costs

Our Dedicated Legal Team Is Here to Help

If you were charged with speeding as a traffic citation or as reckless driving in Charlotte, you may have strong defenses that can help you get the charges dismissed or reduced to a less serious traffic infraction with less severe penalties. This may be true even if you believe you are guilty.

C. Todd Browning
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