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What is Reckless Driving?

According to Florida's reckless driving statute, this offense is defined as a person who "drives any vehicle in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property…" Most often, reckless driving is related to excessive speeding or racing on public highways or roads.

Is Reckless Driving a Felony in Florida?

Reckless driving may be classified as a misdemeanor or a felony in Florida, depending on whether the alleged offender caused property damage, bodily injury, serious bodily injury or death as a result of the offense. Specific penalties will vary depending on whether this is the defendant's first offense, as well as whether he or she was driving under the influence (DUI).

If you've been charged with aggressive driving, get a seasoned and trial-experienced attorney on your side. Contact us today for a free case evaluation.

Reckless Driving Penalties in Florida

A reckless driving conviction may result in the court enforcing the following penalties:

  • First reckless driving offense - up to 90 days in jail, and/or a fine of $25 to $500
  • Second or subsequent reckless driving offense - up to 6 months in jail, and/or a fine of $25 to $1,000
  • Reckless driving causing property damage - up to 12 months in jail and/or a fine of up to $1,000
  • Reckless driving causing serious bodily injury - up to 5 years in prison and/or a fine of up to $5,000

Arrested for Reckless Driving in Miami?

If you or someone you know has been arrested for reckless driving in South Florida, please take a moment to contact Miami criminal defense attorney Michael Mirer for a free initial consultation regarding your case. At this time, you may be at risk of facing imprisonment in county jail or state prison, along with fines and the potential of facing mandatory drug or alcohol rehabilitation/treatment.

You will need a professional to act as an advocate for your rights through every step of the legal process, inside and outside of the courtroom.

To fight your Miami reckless driving charges and avoid the serious penalties that may result in a conviction for this offense, contact a Miami reckless driving attorney at the Law Office of Michael Mirer, P.A. today.

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