Fighting A Reckless Driving Ticket
Fighting a ticket for reckless driving in NY can be more challenging than a regular traffic ticket. Since VTL 1212 is considered a criminal matter, many district attorneys do not allow plea bargaining by mail and require an appearance in court. Obviously, judges and district attorneys are less flexible when negotiating a criminal offense of reckless driving with traffic
If these penalties were not steep enough, in 2011, the New York State senate passed a bill to strengthen penalties for reckless driving and create a new crime of aggravated reckless driving. The bill focused on dangerous driving by drivers who were drunk or high and drivers traveling the wrong direction.
Aggravated reckless driving would be a Class E Felony.
If you have been issued a ticket for VTL 1212, Reckless Driving in New York, it is highly recommended that you contact a traffic attorney with a successful record of fighting serious traffic offenses. Call the Rosenblum Law Firm today at 1-888-883-5529.
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