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Reckless Driving in Colorado

On Behalf of | Mar 7, 2014 | Vehicular Assault or Homicide |

104 Cars Involved in Huge Pile Up One person died and 30 were injured on March 1, 2014 in the 104 car pile up on Interstate 25. The cold and bad weather create opportunities for accidents. Your life can change in a split second and we should avoid driving when conditions are bad, if you don’t have to. According to IceyRoadSafety.com, Colorado is among the top ten states for Icy Road fatalities. If you are driving in snowy/icy conditions, you want to slow down, pay attention to the road, and be very careful of other cars.

In Colorado, a person can be charged with reckless driving or careless driving, among many other things, when an accident occurs due to a driver operating a car recklessly without regard to the safety of others. For example, Reckless Driving is a Class 2 Misdemeanor in Colorado. A person charged with reckless driving is alleged to “drive a motor vehicle……..in such a manner as to indicate either a wanton or a willful disregard for the safety of person or property is guilty of reckless driving. This could result fines, community service, jail up to 90 days, and points against your license. Further, if someone is injured or dies because of the accident, a person can be charged with vehicular assault or vehicular homicide -more serious crimes.

If you find yourself in a situation where you are charged with a simple traffic ticket, careless driving, reckless driving, or something more serious, immediately contact a Denver Traffic Attorney to represent you. Shazam Kianpour & Associates, P.C. represent people accused of crimes related to automobiles and/or traffic tickets throughout the state of Colorado including Arapahoe, Jefferson, Douglas, Weld, and Denver County -just to name a few! Call now for your free consultation! We are here to help you: 720-407-2582!