Providing Strong Defense Against Reckless Driving Charges in New York

Experience and tenacity is what you need to resolve your reckless driving charges. We provide both.

Reckless driving is a criminal charge that carries stiff penalties. At the Buffalo office of Arthur L. Pressman, Attorney at Law, you can trust us to handle your case effectively and thoroughly. With more than 30 years of experience handling a variety of traffic violation cases throughout New York State, our proficient law firm aggressively prepares a defense to provide you with the best possible outcome.

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Reckless driving is an unclassified misdemeanor offense in New York State, and, if convicted, you can face the following penalties:

  • Up to five points on your driver license.
  • A possible increase in your auto insurance.
  • A criminal record.

What are the penalties for reckless driving?

Reckless driving is a serious charge that results in a criminal record if convicted. A conviction for reckless driving results in five points on your driving record, which significantly increases your insurance premiums. You may also receive fines of $100–$300, plus a fee of $70 for first-time offenders. In New York, your driving privileges may be suspended if you receive 11 points in an 18-month time frame.

What constitutes reckless driving in New York State?

Reckless driving is rather subjective and serves as a catch-all for many different driving infractions such as the following:

  • Talking on a cell phone
  • Texting while driving
  • Using any mobile device
  • Eating or drinking

Because reckless driving is considered a criminal offense in New York, many district attorneys require a court appearance and do not allow you to handle the offense via mail. This makes fighting the charge even more challenging. Judges are generally less flexible when negotiating a criminal reckless driving case, which is why you need an aggressive criminal defense lawyer to represent you.

Don’t face the judge alone. Let me be your ticket to justice.

Hiring dedicated Buffalo traffic violation lawyer Arthur L. Pressman affords you aggressive representation to reduce or dismiss your reckless driving charge in New York. Our law office tenaciously fights to:

  • Reduce or eliminate the points on your driver license.
  • Protect your driver license.
  • Completely dismiss the charges.
  • Avoid jail time, fines and court costs.

Representation to defend this serious charge

Reckless driving in New York State can result in very serious repercussions. Don’t face this criminal offense without experienced legal representation by your side. Contact the law office of Arthur L. Pressman, Attorney at Law at (716) 517-4250 or online. For your convenience, our office is located on the subway line in downtown Buffalo. We also offer a free initial phone consultation seven days a week. In addition, we make it easy for our clients to pay attorney’s fees online through our online payment system. Our law office serves clients throughout New York State. If you or a loved one has been charged with a traffic violation, please contact our office for dedicated representation. Let me be your ticket to justice.

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“Being arrested and faced with a charge is one of the scariest moments in a person’s life, and a good lawyer is necessary to ensure peace of mind as well as a favorable result. Thankfully Mr. Pressman was professional, diligent, responsive, and effective in his work. I am forever grateful for his services.”
– Emil Ferdman

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