Reckless Driving in Las Vegas, Nevada ranges from a Misdemeanor to a Felony depending on the facts and circumstances of your case. Nevada Revised Statute “NRS” 484B.653 defines Reckless Driving as, (a). “drive a vehicle in willful or wanton disregard of the safety of persons or property” (b) drive a vehicle in an unauthorized speed contest on a public highway, or (c) organize an unauthorized speed contest on a public highway.”
If your reckless driving offense does not involve death or bodily harm, you would be charged with misdemeanor reckless driving, and face up to 6 months in jail, a fine of up to $2,000, community service, and 8 demerit points on your license. If your reckless driving offense involves bodily injury to another or death, you would be charged with felony reckless driving and face 1-6 years of prison, and a fine of up to $5,000. Additionally, if you caused bodily injury or death to another, while the police were pursuing you in your vehicle, you would face 2-20 years in prison and a fine of up to $50,000.
Getting cited for a traffic ticket in Las Vegas, Nevada can be a very frustrating and costly experience. When cited for reckless driving you are facing potential fines, traffic school, and jail or prison in serious cases. You can trust The Law Office of Michael A. Troiano to handle your traffic ticket matter in a timely and efficient manner, and allow you to not have to deal with the hassle and frustration of traffic court.