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If you are driving down the road in Wheeling, Il and decide

If you are driving down the road in Wheeling, Il and decide to make an illegal left turn into a business with driveways clearly marked "no left turn" and "do not enter" thus violating Il Statute 11.305(a) and collide head on with another vehicle coming from the opposite direction, have you engaged in Reckless driving because you cause an accident while doing something illegal?

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My son received a traffic citation in County Colorado. He is

My son received a traffic citation in Douglas County Colorado. He is 18 yrs old and was driving a car registered to me.The officer made my son sign something and then gave him a physical paper that has my name on the ticket, my name as the registered owner of the vehicle and this copy has no signatures on it.There is no mention of my son's name anywhere on this paper and it is requesting a court appearance on August 3rd.Is this correct or did the officer make a big mistake or error when writing the ticket.Thank you, Briant.

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My wife got t with reckless driving in VA driving 12 miles

My wife got hit with reckless driving in VA driving 12 miles over speed limit on interstate. She was driving 82 mi/hr I believe. First-ever offense. She had car tailgating her in acceleration lane and accelerated to clear the way and move to right lane. However she was picked as she was the first in the queue speeders, who got away with it.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Nop. I am her husband and inquiring informally about the case.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Not really. No prior convictiion or any felony or other nefarious activities. Cleabn recorrd through and through. Officers have the authority to downgrade the speed by a few miles for drivers with clean records. In this case, hard to understand what made the officer snap and refuse to downgrade by a mere 2 mi/hr- which would have been speeding only....JA: Because traffic laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: Virginia around Richmond. VA derfines reckless by number of criteria including driving over 80 mi/hr regardless of speed limit.She was 2 mi/hr over 80 /hr.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Traffic Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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I got pulled over today going allegedly 88 in Greensboro,

Hi,I got pulled over today going allegedly 88 in Greensboro, North Carolina on my way back from vacation in a spot that went from 70 to 55 for maybe a quarter of a mile. I was cited for reckless driving and speeding and given a court date for August 19th. My 2 questions are do I have to personally go to the court date or can I have a lawyer represent me as I live in Massachusetts and already know there's no feasible way for me to get to the court on that date. My second question is I had my cruise control set at 80 and definately hit my brakes after I saw the speed limit sign so how likely is it that the speed he put on the citation is wrong? He said he got me with his radar but there's no possible way I was going that fast I never touched the gas pedal.

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My son had an accident where he t a pedestrian on a ghway he

My son had an accident where he hit a pedestrian on a highway he didn't see the person until it was too late what will happen next

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I received a citation in Maryland over 100 in a 55 zone. I

I received a citation in Maryland for going over 100 in a 55 zone. I was anxious to pick my kids up from the airport since I hadn't seen them in over a year and I finally had an opportunity. (They live in a different state). My license is from Virginia and my driving record is clean. I don't even have a car or car insurance - I was in a rental. What do you advise?

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I got a reckless driving ticket in Virginia, 90 in a 70.

I got a reckless driving ticket in Virginia, 90 in a 70. Went to court today and tje judge dropped it down to 85 in a 70. So it is not a 6 point offense, I was told it is only a 4 point offense. My question is, is it still a criminal offense having been reduced to 15 miles per hour over the limit?

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I was stopped in Windsor Locks CT my high

Hello, I was stopped in Windsor Locks CT for having my high beams on, unfortunately I was arrested for DUI ( .11 ) The ticket read, DUI 14.227 plus reckless driving 14.222 ( High beams ) which I believe at most is an infraction . If the wrong charge is written wrong can the whole ticket be dismissed?

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In the state of georgia, dekalb county. I received a

In the state of georgia, dekalb county. I received a speeding citation for traveling 110mph in a 65 mph zone of an interstate highway. The original charge was pleaded down to reckless driving.Will I be able to apply for a records restriction for this charge/plea? If so, after what period of time will I be eligible to apply for the records restriction?Also, what criteria must be met in order to qualify for a records restriction for this charge/plea?Thank you!Jay Jackson

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