Reckless Driving in Texas

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Instead of a traffic citation, reckless driving carries criminal penalties that may result in jail time. While these are often misdemeanors, reckless driving charges can increase to felonies if there is an injury or death involved.

If you are facing a reckless driving charge in Texas, Paul Kubosh, Attorney at Law is committed to protecting your rights and future. With more than 50 years of combined experience and over 200,000 cases handled, our Harris County traffic ticket lawyers can thoroughly review your case and determine all available legal options that may be able to help get your entire case thrown out or your charges reduced significantly.

Reckless Driving Laws & Penalties

According to the Texas Transportation Code, reckless driving is defined as operating a vehicle with a willful and wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property. This could be interpreted as driving too fast for conditions, driving significantly over the speed limit, or weaving in-and-out of traffic and running red lights.

A reckless driving charge often requires that an offender performed more than one action which endangered other motorists, passengers, pedestrians, or property. You can be charged with this criminal offense on public roads, parking lots, garages, or other areas available to the public.

As we mentioned before, reckless driving is a misdemeanor, punishable by a maximum jail sentence of 30 days and a fine of up to $200. However, you do not have to accept a criminal traffic charge with the help of our Harris County traffic ticket attorneys.

Let Our Legal Team Fight for You Today

Paul Kubosh, Attorney at Law can help you with your reckless driving case by attempting to either negotiate a favorable plea deal or take your case to trial. Let us help you get your life back on track immediately.

Contact us at (713) 322-7410 and request a free consultation now.


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