According to Florida Statute Section 316.192, a driver commits the crime of Reckless Driving if he or she drove a vehicle with a willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property.
In Jacksonville, Florida, a first conviction for reckless driving is punishable by up to 90 days in jail. A second reckless driving conviction is punishable by up to 6 months in jail. If the reckless driving caused damage to another person or someone's property, it is a first degree misdemeanor. If the reckless driving resulted in serious bodily injury, the charge is a third degree felony.
In Jacksonville, Florida, Reckless Driving is a crime that can lead to incarceration and affect your criminal record and Florida driving record. If you have been charged with the crime of Reckless Driving, speak with a Jacksonville Reckless Driving Attorney. A Jacksonville Reckless Driving Lawyer will investigate your case and represent you to the fullest. Contact our Jacksonville Criminal Defense Lawyers by email or by calling 904-685-1200.