Shelby - Jefferson County Reckless Driving Attorney
You have been issued a ticket for reckless driving in Alabama. You may have made a mistake, but you still have rights. Don't simply accept a misdemeanor conviction and other penalties by paying the ticket. By contesting the ticket with an experienced traffic attorney, you will increase your chances for success in obtaining a favorable result. Attorney Joseph C. Kreps can help!
At the Kreps Law Firm, LLC, I provide aggressive, knowledgeable, and experienced legal counsel to clients who have been charged with reckless driving in Birmingham or throughout Alabama. To fight a traffic ticket with the support of an experienced advocate, contact my law office and ask to speak with me-Joseph Kreps.
My reckless driving defense practice includes contesting all types of reckless driving violations, such as:
- Excessive speeding/speeding over 86 mph
- Careless driving
- Speeding in a construction zone
- Following too closely
- Driving in a manner that causes endangerment to others
Penalties for a Reckless Driving Conviction
Failure to contest the ticket will result in a misdemeanor conviction and other penalties. Most reckless driving offenses will result in an assessment of up to 6 points against your driving record. In Alabama, your driver's license can be suspended if you accumulate 12-24 points within two years. In addition, third offense reckless driving will result in driver's license revocation.
- First offense reckless driving: In addition to points assessed on your driving record, you may face up to 90 days in jail and a fine of $25-$500.
- Subsequent offense reckless driving: In addition to points assessed to your driver's license, you may face 10 days to 6 months in jail and a fine of $50-$500.
Contest a Reckless Driving Ticket
If you have been pulled over for disregarding the safety of others by driving at unsafe speeds or other unsafe conditions, you have a right to contest the ticket. At the Kreps Law Firm, LLC, I thoroughly review traffic tickets for discrepancies or errors. I evaluate your case and ensure your rights are exercised. I routinely represent adults and teens in traffic court and have recovered favorable results.
Contact me to speak with an experienced reckless driving defense lawyer. I offer a free initial consultation.