Driving is considered a privilege. You agree to abide by Arkansas laws as part of obtaining a driver’s license in our state. These laws require you to be mindful of the safety of others. Courts considers reckless driving to be a show of disrespect for public safety. As a result, Judges look to punish these cases severely. If you are charged with reckless driving in Arkansas then you should contact our Little Rock criminal defense attorneys immediately.
Criminal defense attorneys working to reduce penalties following reckless driving charges
Law enforcement seeks to aggressively punish reckless drivers in Arkansas. Examples of driving infractions considered reckless include:
- Driving more than 20 miles over the speed limit
- Racing another vehicle
- Swerving in between lanes
- Disregarding traffic lights and stop signs
- Driving too closely behind another motorist
The penalties for reckless driving are more severe than a simple traffic ticket. If convicted of reckless driving, you will automatically receive 8 points against your driver’s license. 14 points or more may result in the loss of a license in our state. If damage or injury was caused as a result of your actions, you may be facing additional criminal charges, jail time, or additional fines. The Little Rock criminal attorneys at Benca & Johnston will work to reduce your penalties are much as possible. We may be able to negotiate safe driving classes in return for a lesser sentence and will work to maintain your driving privileges. If your license is in danger, contact us online or by telephone.
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If you have been charged with reckless driving then you are probably worrying about how much it will cost and if you are going to lose your license. We understand this can significantly unhinge your life, and that is why our attorneys know it is important to handle the matter as quickly as possible. We will file all needed documents in a timely manner and keep you up to date regarding the status of your case. We always return phone calls within 24 hours and are available to answer questions on most nights and weekends. Our goal is to resolve your matter so that you can move on with your life. Contact our office today.