Reckless Driving Defense Attorneys in Florida
Serving Boca Raton, Deerfield Beach, Orlando, Stuart, Gainesville & Beyond
Reckless driving is a misdemeanor criminal offense. That means if you are convicted of this offense, you may spend up to 90 days in jail. There are additional penalties, such as fines or points on your license.
If you have been accused of reckless driving in Florida, we can help. The Berman Law Group is dedicated to protecting the rights and driving privileges of drivers throughout the state. Consult with us as soon as possible if you have been charged with reckless driving.
Contact us online or call (800) 375-5555 to schedule your free consultation.
How to Beat Reckless Driving in Florida
Speed alone is usually not sufficient to establish a reckless driving charge. Your speed must be truly excessive – i.e. 80 mph in a 35-mph zone – for speeding to be the sole reason for your reckless driving charge. It can contribute to your charge, but it cannot be the only factor.
Someone must be driving with a willful and wanton disregard for their own safety and the safety of those around them. Ordinary negligence will not suffice to make the grounds for a reckless driving charge. The driver must have a willful disregard for the consequences of their actions in order for a charge to be levied.
Finally, the reckless driving charge must be against the driver of the vehicle. If you were not operating the vehicle, then you cannot be found guilty of this charge.
The authorities will conduct an investigation into your driving. They will analyze your actions, the surrounding circumstances, and whether or not it was foreseeable that death or serious bodily harm would occur.
Our Florida reckless driving defense attorneys can fight for you. We have the resources and skill necessary to dispute the prosecution’s case against you. The investigation that law enforcement undertakes cannot have any holes in it. That means that their testimony and witness statements must be consistent and valid. We can point out flaws in the opposition’s case.
Examples of Reckless Driving
Reckless driving can take the form of a variety or combination of actions.
The following constitute reckless driving:
- Ignoring red and yellow lights
- Driving at twice the speed of the limit and making no attempt to slow down before a collision
- Driving a damaged vehicle
- Weaving in and out of traffic at a high rate of speed
Reckless Driving Defense
At The Berman Law Group, we can help you fight these charges. Reckless driving in Florida is one of the most serious traffic charges you can face. The only worse crime is DUI. You have the legal right to protest the accusations against you, and we can help. Our aggressive, resourceful, and highly skilled legal team is ready to fight for you.
Contact us at (800) 375-5555 to request a free consultation with our team.
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