Reckless Driving/Inattentive Driving
Boise Reckless/Inattentive Driving Defense Lawyer
Reckless driving, inattentive driving and other moving violations can result in fines, loss of your driver's license, increased insurance premiums and even jail time. When you face these types of traffic tickets, you need a skilled defense attorney to protect your rights and help you keep yeur driving privileges. BHG Law in Boise, Idaho, represents people throughout the Boise area, Nampa, Caldwell and other Idaho communities.
To schedule a free consultation with our attorney to discuss an inattentive or reckless driving ticket, e-mail us or call 208-336-3600.
Whether it is on a road, bridge or any type of public or private land open to the public, the reckless operation of a vehicle is a misdemeanor. Your first offense is punishable by up to six months in jail, a $1,000 fine and a minimum 30-day license
suspension. Second offenses within five years of your first can mean up to a year in jail, a $2.000 fine and a 90-day license
suspension. A third offense can result in stiffer penalties, including a suspended license for a year.
Driving that is not considered wanton or heedless, such as missing a stop sign or accidentally cutting someone when changing lanes, is charged as inattentive driving. As a lesser offence than reckless driving, an inattentive driving ticket is punishable by up to 90 days in jail and a $300 fine.
We Defend Drivers Facing All Types of Traffic-Related Charges
Our team can defend you against reckless/inattentive driving and other misdemeanor or felony traffic charges, including:
BHG Law is an experienced criminal defense firm that will thoroughly analyze police procedures and actions taken during a traffic stop to see if they violated your civil or constitutional rights. We will determine if a legal or factual argument can result in the dismissal of the charges or reducing the penalties of a conviction.
Thorough Case Preparation, Fearlessness in Court
Loss of a driver's license due to reckless/inattentive driving can affect your ability to get to work or meet family obligations. If you are a CDL truck driver, you can literally lose your livelihood. We provide zealous representation, and we are not afraid to take your case to court. We believe our criminal defense advantage lays in presenting a convincing case at trial.