helps people defend against Reckless Driving charges
Fleeing from a police officer in a motor vehicle is per se reckless....drove a vehicle in Florida with a willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property.Willful = intentionally, knowingly and purposelyWanton = conscious and intentional indifference to consequences and with knowledge that damage is likely to be done to persons or property
Jail - up to 90 days
Fine - $25 - $500
Second of Subsequent Conviction
Jail - up to 6 months
Fine - $50 - $1000
Damage to Property or Person
Jail - up to 1 year
Serious Bodily Injury to another
Prison - up to 5 years
Serious Bodily Injury = injury to another person, which consists of a physical condition that creates a substantial risk of death, serious personal disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of the function of and bodily member or organ.
What are some potential defenses to Reckless Driving?
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