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23103 A VC and Reckless Driving Charges

By Spodek Law Group | June 24, 2021

Vehicle Code 23103 A and Reckless Driving

Reckless driving is a serious offense in California that’s regulated by Vehicle Code 23103 A or 23103 A VC. This statute holds grave consequences if convicted, so it’s crucial to hire an attorney right away if you’re charged under this law.

Specific Definitions of Reckless Driving

Reckless driving is defined as any driver who displays “willful or wanted” disregard for the safety of people or property. This could happen on a public road, highway, or in off-street parking facilities.

The law, unfortunately, is quite vague on what constitutes “wanton disregard.” Generally, reckless driving is disobeying the regular rules and norms of driving on the road to the point where it poses a threat to other drivers or pedestrians. However, some activities like speeding typically aren’t classified as reckless driving, unless the speed used is so high that it’s beyond the norm for other speeders.

Minimum and Maximum Punishments

A first-time conviction for reckless driving can lead to a 90-day jail sentence, vehicle impoundment for a month, a month-long license suspension, and fines in the thousands of dollars. For subsequent convictions, penalties only become harsher. A second conviction can result in 6 months in jail and a one-year license suspension. However, the first conviction could be punished as severely if someone was injured in an accident stemming from the reckless driving.

Reckless Driving as a Plea Bargain Option

If you’re charged with DUI, you may be able to plead to a lesser charge of reckless driving. Probation times for DUI convictions are typically longer, and penalties for violating probation following a DUI charge can lead to more jail time. Violating a probation following a reckless driving conviction, however, can result in a sentence of no more than 90 days in jail.

Negotiating plea deals is a delicate process that requires the guidance and advice of a qualified and experienced attorney. Without one, the prosecution may not even offer you a plea deal at all.

Our Law Firm Can Help with a Reckless Driving Charge

Being convicted of reckless driving can lead to jail time, enormous fines, and even a one-year license suspension. Hiring an attorney who’s experienced in dealing with reckless driving charges is essential. There are several ways to mount a successful defense, like proving that you weren’t actually the driver of the vehicle or that some emergency circumstances necessitated your vehicle’s operation. Ultimately, you need a top-notch attorney to present a compelling defense to the jury.

Understanding the Key Differences Between Dry Reckless and Wet Reckless Charges

Are you facing a DUI charge and wondering if there’s a way to reduce it to a lesser offense? You may have heard about the options of “dry reckless” and “wet reckless.” But what exactly do these terms mean, and which is the better option for you?

The Advantage of Dry Reckless over Wet Reckless or DUI Conviction

Reducing a DUI charge to a reckless driving charge can be a wise move, as it can lead to milder consequences. However, it’s important to note that a “wet” reckless charge implies that alcohol was involved in the offense, which may not work in your favor in the long run. On the other hand, a “dry” reckless charge, which does not involve alcohol, can be the more favorable option.

One significant advantage of a dry reckless conviction is that it won’t count as a prior DUI if you are charged with another DUI in the future. This means that you won’t face the same harsh penalties as you would if you had a DUI conviction on your record.

However, it’s worth noting that a dry reckless charge still comes with potential fines, license suspension, and even jail time. It’s crucial to have a skilled attorney on your side who can help you navigate the legal system and minimize the consequences of your charge.

Why You Need an Experienced Attorney for Your DUI or Reckless Driving Case

If you’re facing a DUI or reckless driving charge, it’s essential to seek legal representation as soon as possible. The earlier you involve an attorney in your case, the better your chances of a positive outcome. An experienced attorney can assess the specifics of your case and determine the best course of action to minimize the charges or even get them dismissed altogether.

With the help of a knowledgeable attorney, you may be able to negotiate a plea deal for a lesser offense, such as dry reckless. Additionally, an attorney can challenge the evidence against you, question the legality of the traffic stop, and explore other legal defenses to protect your rights.

Don’t take chances with your future – consult with an experienced attorney who can fight for your rights and your future.

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