Arrested for Reckless Driving in Nevada?
Fight Your Charges with the Help of Our Las Vegas Criminal Defense Lawyers
In Nevada, reckless driving is when a person operates a vehicle in willful
and wanton disregard of the safety of others. Driving behaviors that are
considered reckless include speeding, running red lights, or driving in
aggressively after a road rage incident. If you are charged with reckless
driving, you may want to obtain legal representation from an
Oronoz, Ericsson & Gaffney LLC, we are ready to fight tirelessly for you. Whether you are facing misdemeanor
or felony charges for reckless driving, we know what it takes to obtain
positive outcomes for our clients.
Penalties for Reckless Driving
The punishment for reckless driving includes eight demerit points being
added to your driver’s license, as well as potential incarceration
and fines. How much and how long depends on whether the incident also
resulted in substantial
bodily harm or death.
In cases where no injury or death occurred, it is considered a misdemeanor
charge. It is punishable by a maximum jail sentence of six months and
a fine of up to $1,000 for a first offense.
On the other hand, a driver may be charged with felony reckless driving
if the incident caused significant bodily injury or
death. It is considered a category B felony, punishable by a prison sentence
of up to six years and fines of up to $5,000.
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