What does it mean to drive recklessly?
If you violate the rules of the road or the rights of others while operating a motor vehicle, you may be charged with reckless driving . Examples of irresponsible driving include speeding and unsafe movements in traffic. For example, driving 80 miles per hour in a school zone or on a roadway blanketed in snow is irresponsible driving. Careless driving is driving without due caution or circumspection and endangering the life or property of another person or vehicle. This offense is a misdemeanor of Class 1. The penalty for driving recklessly range from a $1,000 fine to one year in prison. However, you may also be charged with inattentive driving, which is a lesser penalty. If you have been charged of careless driving, you should contact a traffic attorney immediately. Typically, a careless driving penalty is accompanied by other traffic violations, such as speeding, reckless driving, DUI, evading the police, and drag racing. It could also result in license points. An infraction for reck