How to Find Help for Your Reckless Driving Case in Utah

If you are charged with reckless driving, you’ll be getting more than just a traffic ticket from the officer who pulls you over. The crime of reckless driving in Utah is considered a class B misdemeanor, which means if you are found guilty, you could face a fine of up to $1,000 or up to six months in jail. But what counts as reckless driving?

The Utah legislature amended the reckless driving law to be the following as of May 4, 2022:

The update to the law clarified the definition of willful or wanton disregard to include the following:

Experience You Can Trust Defending Your Reckless Driving Case

Traffic crimes like reckless driving are fairly common, so the expert defense team and Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat have been defending reckless driving cases for decades. Whether you find yourself defending your case for a first-time reckless driving offense, a reckless driving offense including alcohol, and/or dealing with your driver license getting suspended, you need an experienced defense team to help you fight for your rights and defend your case.

Preparing For Your Case

You can rest assured we will investigate all the details of your case and fully prepare for your defense. If you want to do more research on Utah’s reckless driving laws, crime classifications, and penalties, you can visit our reckless driving page or the Utah criminal code for reckless driving to find more information.

Finding A Defense Lawyer for Your Reckless Driving Case In Utah

Whether you have been charged with a misdemeanor or even a DUI and want to try and plead guilty to a reckless driving charge as a substitution, the lawyers at Brown, Bradshaw & Moffat will work with you to defend your case. We know the complex details of the legal system and will help you navigate your way to the best outcome.

Call us today at (801) 532-5297 for a free consultation or to get started on your defense.

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