What are the Penalties of Reckless Driving in New Jersey?
The state of New Jersey does not tolerate reckless driving. It is the goal of law enforcement to keep the roads free of dangerous drivers. If you were charged with a reckless driving ticket or received one as a combination offense, do not wait to reach out to a skilled and dedicated Bergen County, NJ reckless driving defense attorney today. Our firm is committed to ensuring that you and your future are protected.
How does New Jersey handle reckless driving offenses?
The state of New Jersey punishes reckless driving offenses severely. In fact, reckless driving tickets can have more damaging results than a speeding ticket can have. In most cases, the penalties of a reckless driving ticket include the following:
- 5 points on your driving record
- Imprisonment for up to 60 days
- A fine of up to $200
- License suspension
It is important to note that if your reckless driving ticket was not your first one, the consequences will likely be even harsher for your second offense. A second offense reckless driving ticket can include the following:
- License suspension
- Imprisonment for up to 90 days
- Fines up to $500
If you have been charged with a first or second reckless driving offense in New Jersey, do not wait to reach out to our experienced Bergen County, NJ reckless driving defense attorney today to discuss the details of your case and your options.
What are my options if I receive a combination offense?
A combination offense refers to when a person performs more than one offense at a time. It is very common for reckless driving cases to also be a combination offense. For instance, if you were speeding while under the influence of alcohol, you have committed two violations at the same time. A combination offense can also occur in criminal law too. In this case, if you are speeding away from a robbery. When this occurs, you can easily be charged for both acts.
You will need a skilled attorney on your side if you were charged with a reckless driving charge or a combination offense. At The Law Offices of Richard E. Novak, LLC, our attorneys will work endlessly to try and reduce your charges so that you can continue on with your normal life. Reach out to us today. We are just one call away.
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