Charged with Reckless Driving? Our Aurora Criminal Defense Lawyer Can Help
Reckless driving is one of the most serious traffic violations one can commit in Illinois. Prosecutors take these types of offenses very seriously. The basic allegation of reckless driving, according to state law, is that you "threatened the safety and wellbeing of other motorists and/or pedestrians with a willful and wanton disregard." Because it puts other people at risk, reckless driving is punished with very harsh penalties.
If you’re facing reckless driving charges, our Aurora criminal defense attorney can help. Call The Law Offices of David Lee at (630) 901-8700 today.
Penalties for Reckless Driving in Illinois
In Illinois, reckless driving is classified as a class A misdemeanor. The maximum penalties for this offense include up to one year in county jail, fines and cost of $2,500.00, or both.
If convicted of reckless driving, you may also be penalized with:
- Mandatory public service work
- Court-ordered probation
- Driver safety/traffic school
- Driver’s license suspension
- Increased auto insurance premiums
- Loss of auto insurance
Contact Aurora Reckless Driving Attorney David Lee
Because offenders are perceived as “threatening” the general public, prosecutors and judges take reckless driving cases very seriously. Reckless driving is a unique offense, in that, in addition to possible incarceration, your license can be suspended or revoked upon conviction. With your freedom and driver's license in jeopardy, you need to contact an aggressive reckless driving attorney in Aurora who can explain your options and devise a plan to defend your rights. At The Law Offices of David Lee, we have more than 15 years of combined experience and are prepared to put our resources and knowledge to work for you.
If you need a criminal defense attorney in Aurora or the surrounding areas, call The Law Offices of David Lee at (630) 901-8700 for a free phone consultation.