How Do Careless and Reckless Driving Differ?

smartphone-hand-person-girl-woman-car-976805-pxhere.comCareless driving and reckless driving may sound similar, but they do have some considerable differences that are worth knowing about. For example, should a driver receive a careless driving violation, it will more than likely result in a basic traffic ticket. The term “careless driving” may also serve as an umbrella term for non-life-threatening traffic collisions for which a driver would receive a careless driving citation.

As implied by the name, reckless carries deeper ramifications. For starters, a reckless driving charge will likely result in a court summons, and depending on the severity of the cause, a driver may also be placed under arrest. Reckless driving means that the driver showed an intentional disregard for other drivers’ safety while on the road and there may also be more than one violation involved.

Should you have any questions about reckless or careless driving or if you’ve received a traffic ticket citation, the team of Hochman & Goldin has helped numerous clients and is ready to assist you with your case.

This update is brought to you by the Miami traffic ticket lawyer team of Hochman & Goldin, P.A. We can assist you with criminal traffic violations and are ready to answer your questions. Please call 305-665-1000 to speak with a Miami speeding ticket lawyer today.

This information is provided for educational or informational purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. The information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to substitute for legal advice.

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