Greenville Reckless Driving Lawyer
North Carolina Reckless Driving Defense Attorney
In North Carolina, reckless driving is a traffic offense which will result in 4 points on your driver’s license by the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) and 4 points on your car insurance (a 90% increase in your premium). Reckless driving is also a criminal offense which can result in a jail sentence of up to 60 days, a fine of up to $1,000 and license suspension for up to 12 months.
If you would like to have a chance to avoid jail time and a large increase in your car insurance costs, be sure to consult a skilled reckless driving lawyer as soon as possible. A lawyer experienced in reckless driving offenses will be able to build an effective defense strategy and help you avoid a conviction as well as points on your driving record.
Burch Law Office is a Greenville, North Carolina law firm that helps drivers with all types of traffic offenses, including reckless driving. Headed by traffic lawyer Timothy E. Burch, our firm is qualified to help you with your reckless driving charge. We are committed to helping drivers throughout Greenville and the surrounding cities: Kinston, Washington, Williamston and Snow Hill, North Carolina. Regardless of the circumstances surrounding your reckless driving charge, attorney Burch may be able to help. We offer a free case evaluation to see what your legal options are.
Reckless Driving Defined
In North Carolina, reckless driving is defined as driving carelessly or recklessly with willful or destructive disregard for the safety of others. Excessive speeding and racing are the most common offenses associated with reckless driving. Reckless driving occurs when a person is driving without due caution and in a manner or at a speed that is likely to endanger others.
If you have been charged with reckless driving, it is important to act fast so you can avoid going to jail and losing your license. You will also likely save money by hiring an attorney, in that you may avoid a fine of up to $1000 and a 90% increase in your car insurance rates. That increase will last for three policy years!
Accused of reckless driving? Contact Greenville reckless driving defense attorney Tim Burch today!