RECKLESS DRIVING DEFENSE IN California

RECKLESS DRIVING DEFENSE IN CALIFORNIA

Reckless driving or dangerous driving is a major moving traffic violation in California.

Reckless driving in California is a more serious offense than careless driving, improper driving, or driving without due care and attention and punishable by fines, imprisonment, and/or driver’s license suspension or revocation.

Reckless driving is a mental state in which the driver displays a wanton disregard for the rules of the road.

Have you been charged with reckless driving in California?

Are you facing a reckless driving charge in Maryland, Massachusetts or California?

How your case is handled may make all the difference in world as to how your life progresses from this potentially traumatic event.  Don’t let someone who will not keep you informed as to the status of your case keep you in the dark.  The relationship you have with your attorney during this very difficult period can have a substantial impact on your mental health.  You need and deserve a lawyer who is looking out for you.

You want a lawyer who will take the time to sit down with you and explain the process and why a particular strategy is being used.  You want a lawyer who will listen to you and keep your best interests at heart.

If you need help to defend yourself against a reckless driving charge in California, then contact the SRIS Law Group California reckless driving defense lawyers for help.

How can a SRIS Law Group lawyer help you?

First and foremost, we will discuss your case with you.  We will explain to you the different options you have and the pros and cons of each option.  We do not require clients to come in and sit down and talk with us.  Certainly, our clients are welcome to come in and talk with us.  However, we understand that clients are very busy and may not have the time to come to the office.  Therefore, we allow clients to consult with us by phone first and let the clients decide whether they need to come in and meet with their attorney.  To learn more about how a SRIS Law Group can help you, please call us at 888-437-7747 and speak with a lawyer the same day.

Our Californiareckless driving defense attorneys will do their best to help you.

  • V C § 23103 Reckless Driving

23103.  (a) A person who drives a vehicle upon a highway in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property is guilty of reckless driving.

(b) A person who drives a vehicle in an offstreet parking facility, as defined in subdivision (c) of Section 12500, in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property is guilty of reckless driving.

(c) Except as otherwise provided in Section 40008, persons( ) convicted of the offense of reckless driving shall be punished by imprisonment in a county jail for not less than five days nor more than 90 days or by a fine of not less than one hundred forty-five dollars ($145) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), or by both that fine and imprisonment, except as provided in Section 23104 or 23105.

  • V C § 23104 Reckless Driving Bodily Injury

23104.  (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), whenever reckless driving of a vehicle proximately causes bodily injury to a person other than the driver, the person driving the vehicle shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than 30 days nor more than six months or by a fine of not less than two hundred twenty dollars ($220) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000), or by both the fine and imprisonment.

(b) A person convicted of reckless driving that proximately causes great bodily injury, as defined in Section 12022.7 of the Penal Code, to a person other than the driver, who previously has been convicted of a violation of Section 23103, 23104, 23105, 23109, 23109.1, 23152, or 23153, shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison, by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than 30 days nor more than six months or by a fine of not less than two hundred twenty dollars ($220) nor more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or by both the fine and imprisonment.

The SRIS Law Group lawyers assist clients in the following counties in California:

Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Diego County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, Santa Clara County, Alameda County, Sacramento County, Contra Costa County, Fresno County, Ventura County, Kern County, San Francisco County, San Mateo County, San Joaquin County, Stanislaus County, Sonoma County, Tulare County, Solano County, Monterey County, Santa Barbara County, Placer County, San Luis Obispo County, Santa Cruz County, Marin County, Merced County, Butte County, Yolo County, Shasta County, El Dorado County, Imperial County, Madera County, Kings County, Napa County, Humboldt County, Nevada County, Sutter County, Mendocino County, Yuba County, Lake County, Tehama County, Tuolumne County, San Benito County.