In Nevada one may be charged with reckless driving if he or she does the following:
Drives a vehicle in willful and wanton disregard of the safety of the persons or property;
Drives a vehicle in an unauthorized speed contest on a public highway;
Organizes an unauthorized speed contest on a public highway; or
Disregards law enforcement’s orders to stop.
Unless death or substantial bodily harm occurs as a result of reckless driving, reckless driving is a misdemeanor offense that carries not more than 6 months in jail and fines that range from $250 to not more than $2000 depending on the facts. It is also possible to be required to complete community services depending on the circumstances of the offense.
If you cause a death or substantial bodily harm you may be charged with a category B felony which carries a minimum 1 year prison term to a maximum 6 years and a minimum fine of $2000 to a maximum $5000.
Reckless driving is also an 8 permit point for DMV purposes.
If you have been charged with reckless driving contact our firm today at 702-895-9111 to schedule a free consultation.
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