Reduction to Wet Reckless Driving
From jail time to driver’s license suspension, the consequences of a DUI charge can be severe and extensive.
These consequences can have a direct effect on your personal and professional life – but what if there is another option? By hiring an experienced Manatee County DUI attorney like the ones at Flynn Law, they may be able to assist you in having your DUI indictment reduced to a ‘Wet Reckless Driving’ offense.
While both are considered 2nd-degree misdemeanors, the punishment for reckless driving is more favorable than the alternative.How do DUI’s and Wet Reckless Driving Charges Compare?
There is a vast difference between the penalties of a DUI charge and those for wet reckless driving. Here’s a brief comparison:First Offense DUI
- $500 fine
- Up to six months of probation/jail time
- Up to one-year driver’s license suspension
- 50 public service hours
- Up to 10-day vehicle impoundment
- DUI school, and possibly a victim impact panel
- $25 - $100 fine
- Up to 90 days in prison, OR
- Up to 6 months probation
- Four points added to your driving record
If you want the chance to take a plea bargain and have your charge reduced from DUI to wet reckless driving, it’s crucial that you hire a Florida DUI attorney that knows how the system works.
The Bradenton attorneys of Flynn Law will work tirelessly to get you the best sentence possible.
If you’re interested in speaking to a member of our team, set up a FREE CONSULTATION today by calling 941-800-1140.