Miami Reckless Driving Attorney
Have you been charged with reckless driving?
If you have been charged with reckless driving in Miami the first action you should take is to enlist the services of a Miami criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. Florida law states: Any person who drives any vehicle in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property is guilty of reckless driving. (Florida statute 316.192) The following can be examples of reckless driving:
- Exceeding the posted speed limit by 25 or more miles per hour;
- Racing with other vehicles on public streets;
- Fleeing from a police officer;
- Passing another vehicle on a two-lane road or highway unsafely;
- Dangerous driving conduct that endangers others.
A first conviction of reckless driving is punishable by jail time up to 90 days and/or a fine of up to $500. Penalties can increase to 6 months jail time and $1000 maximum fine on a second or subsequent conviction. If there is property damage or injury to persons or property the penalties are even more severe.
Reckless Driving Lawyer Defending Your Rights
No matter what the circumstances of your traffic offense, you have rights, and you will want an attorney on your side defending those rights. Way too often law enforcement officers violate criminal defendants' rights. It is important to know your rights and to have an advocate fighting for you who is not only experienced and knowledgeable, but who also has a record of success is defending clients. Adam Mait has earned his reputation as a hard-worker that obtains results.
If you have been charged with reckless driving, contact a Miami criminal defense lawyer right away to get the help you need.