Careless driving is a civil infraction carrying 3 points on your driving record. Our Firm has defended Detroit careless driving tickets for years, often resulting in a dismissal of careless driving and resulting with a zero point infraction. Having an experienced Detroit traffic ticket lawyer on your side can greatly improve your chances of receiving a dismissal.
Reckless driving is another infraction that can result in a Detroit careless driving ticket. Reckless driving is a 6 point misdemeanor punishable by 93 days in jail and/or a $500 fine. This charge can be escalated if the reckless operation of a motor vehicle caused serious impairment to another or caused death. The penalties for these two offenses are felonies with the potential for lengthy prison sentences. MCL 257.626
If you, or someone you know, has received a Detroit careless driving ticket, contact The Draper Law Firm today.