Carl Barkemeyer is a reckless driving defense lawyer in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Reckless driving in Louisiana is more than just a traffic ticket. It is a misdemeanor that can lead to jail time, large fines, and an increase in your insurance premiums. It is important to handle this charge the best way possible in an attempt to avoid these consequences. See the below Louisiana statute:
Reckless operation of a vehicle is the operation of any motor vehicle, aircraft, vessel, or other means of conveyance in a criminally negligent or reckless manner.
Whoever commits the crime of reckless operation of a vehicle shall be fined not more than two hundred dollars, or imprisoned for not more than ninety days, or both.
On a second or subsequent conviction the offender shall be fined not less than twenty-five nor more than five hundred dollars, or imprisoned for not less than ten days nor more than six months, or both.
Carl Barkemeyer understands the impact this charge may have. He has defended many clients chared with Reckless Driving. Contact him at (225) 964-6720 for legal representation.