How Much Is a Reckless Driving Ticket?
What Is Reckless Driving?
Under California Vehicle Code Section 23103, reckless driving is driving a vehicle “in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property.” You can be charged with reckless driving on a highway, as well as in an off-street parking facility. Reckless driving is a misdemeanor and usually results in a fine. However, you may incur more severe penalties if you cause injury to another person in the course of your reckless driving. If you receive a reckless driving ticket, you should contact a skilled traffic attorney at Wallin & Klarich as soon as possible to see how we can help.
Penalties for Reckless Driving
Reckless driving can lead to legal and financial penalties. A conviction for reckless driving under VC Section 23103 is a misdemeanor and is punishable by:
- 5 to 90 days in county jail
- $145 to $1000 in fines
- Both fine and imprisonment
- 2 points on your driver’s license
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If you are charged with reckless driving, you may need to pay an expensive ticket and spend time in jail. At best, a traffic ticket is still an inconvenience. Wallin & Klarich can spare you the hassle of fighting a traffic ticket on your own. With 40+ years of experience, Wallin & Klarich attorneys have helped thousands of clients with their traffic tickets, and we have the skills and resources to help you too. We can help you achieve the best possible results so that you never need to worry.
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