Reckless Driving Attorney located in Waterbury
And Serving Clients throughout New Haven, Hartford & Litchfield Counties
At the Law Offices of Michael T. Barrett, we have aggressively defended the rights of criminal offenders in Connecticut for 13 years. Our vast experience in criminal law matters pertaining to traffic violations makes our firm a top choice for locals.
If you have been arrested and charged with reckless driving, contact our experienced Waterbury criminal defense attorney at (203) 448-4431.
Once you hire our firm to defend you, we will thoroughly investigate the details of your case and give you professional guidance about your legal options. Should you decide to fight the charges, our Waterbury reckless driving attorney can help you build a solid defense case that could result in proving your innocence or reducing the penalties that you face.
What Qualifies as Reckless Driving?
In Connecticut, reckless driving is a serious moving traffic violation that is charged as a criminal offense. This type of driving involves irreverence or indifference toward the safety of others and their property.
Generally, a driver may be charged with reckless driving if:
- The vehicle is driven in a manner that puts others at significant risk
- The vehicle is traveling at a speed that endangers the life of another
- The vehicle is going over 85 mph
How Reckless Driving Charges Can Impact You
First-time reckless driving offenders can be fined in between $100 to $300. They may also face up to 30 days in jail. Subsequent offenders will incur higher penalties.
In addition to fines and imprisonment, those convicted of reckless driving will have their license suspended by the DMV for a period of no less than 30 days. Repeat offenders will suffer license suspension for at least 60 days.
Contact an Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyer Today
It is understandable to be stressed out about the potential consequences of a reckless driving conviction. If you find yourself in this position, turn to the Waterbury reckless driving attorney for qualified legal counsel and representation. When you contact the Law Offices of Michael T. Barrett, you can be confident that everything that can be done to fight against your charges is being done.
To set up a free case evaluation with our professional legal team, reach out to us at (203) 448-4431 today or contact us online.
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