For most people, a single DWI charge and the ensuing punishment is enough to put them on the straight and narrow. For others, it takes six, eight, ten, or more subsequent DWI charges and a lot of jail time before they are willing to seek serious help for a drinking or drug problem. Sometimes, you may be in a tight spot because of unusual circumstances, and you choose to drive after you have been drinking even though you know what it might mean.
When it comes to traffic infractions, reckless driving is pretty serious. Driving in a reckless manner is more than just breaking the law by failing to signal; it can rise to the level of a misdemeanor and incur more severe punishments like jail time. To find out more about this serious traffic offense, read on.
Charged with Reckless Driving
If you disobey traffic laws to the extent that you are placing yourself or others in harm's way, you could be charged with reckless driving.