What is Reckless Driving in Fort Collins?
C.R.S. 42-4-1401 – Reckless Driving is defined by Colorado law as:
As a very prominent form of transportation in Fort Collins, Loveland, and Estes Park (especially with CSU college students), bicyclists, and moped riders are not immune from being charged with this misdemeanor traffic offense. Whether in a motor vehicle or on a low powered scooter, if police believe you are creating an unsafe environment for other people or property, you may be charged with Reckless Driving.
What is the Punishment for Reckless Driving in Larimer County?
Reckless Driving is a class 2 misdemeanor traffic offense in Larimer, Boulder and Grand County. However, a second or subsequent conviction will heighten the punishment range.
|# of Reckless Driving Offenses||Larimer County Jail
|1||10 – 90 days||$150 – $300|
|2 or more||10 – 180 days||$50 – $1000|
A Reckless Driving conviction will add 8 points to your license, increasing insurance rates and possibly hurting future job opportunities. Many companies will see a person with a Reckless Driving conviction as a liability if the job entails the use of a company vehicle. Don’t let a Reckless Driving charge ruin your future. Call the experienced lawyers at the O’Malley Law Office for a free consultation. With over 40 years combined experience protecting people like you, we will fight for you and your future.