Reckless driving is a serious offense which carries heavy sanctions against your driver's license. It is a misdemeanor charge with a 90 day “hard” suspension. A hard suspension does not allow for restricted driving privileges. MCL 257.626 describes this offense as a misdemeanor charge punishable by up to 93 days imprisonment, or a fine of up to $500.00, or possibly both. We are a Michigan Defense Firm that handles Reckless driving charges. William Maze will speak with you directly to advise you of the best options for resolution regarding your case.
The Possible Implications of 90 Days Suspended
When dealing with a misdemeanor charge of Reckless Driving, keep in mind the convicted motorist may not drive for 90 days at all under any circumstance, and getting caught driving during this period of time will result in additional sanctions as well as a new criminal charges of "Driving While License Suspended / Denied / Revoked" (DWLS). This charge also adds six points to your Michigan Driver’s License. Speaking with an experienced Reckless Driving Lawyer can help you avoid any further issues in the future.
Penalty for Reckless Driving Causing Serious Injury
A motorist charged with Reckless driving causing serious impairment of a bodily function can be charged with a felony. This felony carries the possibility of up to 5 years in prison, or fines between $1000.00 and $5000.00. If the vehicle is not forfeited, the court will order it immobilized.
These are very serious charges that need the immediate attention of a Reckless driving attorney.
Michigan Lawyer for Reckless Causing Death
If you are facing the most serious of the Reckless driving charges, Reckless causing death, contact our office to speak with William Maze 24 hours a day. Under MCL 257.626(4) this charge carries up to 15 years in prison, or a fine of not less that 2500.00 or more that $10,000.00 or possibly both.
If you, a family member, or loved one is dealing with a Reckless Driving charge, speaking with William Maze of Maze Legal can help you answer the questions that need to be answered. Call our office 24/7, or contact us online for a free evaluation of your case.