What is Reckless Driving in the State of Florida?
Reckless Driving is defined by Florida Statute 316.192 as “Any person who drives any vehicle in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property is guilty of reckless driving”.
Reckless Driving carries serious consequences and you should consult a traffic lawyer before your court date.
Penalties for Reckless Driving
Upon a first conviction, by imprisonment for a period of not more than 90 days or by fine of not less than $25 nor more than $500, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
On a second or subsequent conviction, by imprisonment for not more than 6 months or by a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $1,000, or by both such fine and imprisonment.
Reckless Driving Defense Attorney
Aside from paying fines and potential jail time, your insurance rate may increase for this infraction. We recommend seeking defense immediately.