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HelloThe citation is 4-02(c) And it can be found at this LINK And it states:(c) Dangerous driving. No person shall operate a vehicle in a manner that will endanger any person or property.However, I do not see where the penalty carries any points.
Correct. It does not cite a reckless driving. Yes. The same thing happened to me when I was doing the research here. And that is why I provided you the link.
I suggest it is not reckless. And with the snow, is it possible your defense is the road was not clear?
I am not aware of how a court can suspend a license without cause such as accumulation of points. Now, reckless driving does carry 3 points, as I recall in my research.
I suggest you consider arguing it was a blizzard and you had no other option. At the very least, the court can lower the fine, but you would make that up in court costs. And should there be points, that I cannot locate, because of the condition of the roads, I suggest a court would not impose the points. It's kinda crazy that you would get a ticket for that if the roads were snow covered.
The best scenario, of course, is the ticket is dismissed entirely because of the weather.
This is not reckless according to the code that was cited on the ticket. I suggest you can add that it was 4:30 in the morning, you were coming home from work, in a blizzard.
And that is why you did not notice the police because you were exhausted and also worried because of the weather trying to stay focused.