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Your son should inquire from the court, if there is some type of diversion program, that he can enter into, to get the charges dismissed. If not, your son should try and see if he can take driving school and perform community service, to get at least the reckless driving charge dismissed or amended.
Reckless driving, is very serious. It could result in jail but the court is likely to impose a fine, as a first time offender. Your son may also have legal defenses to the charges against him, so you may want to speak with a lawyer, prior to court and see if they could help. If he just wants to resolve the case, he can ask the court for a plea offer and try to minimize the fines and points, assessed to him
When his case is called up, he needs to try and explain to the court that he made a mistake and wanted to inquire if there is some type of diversion or program he can enter into, for someone his age, so he can keep his driving record clean. The court will then explore what options are available to him. If he does not like what they have to offer or does not want to accept it, he can ask the court for time to retain an attorney and come back.