Q: I'm 18 years old and got a reckless driving charge in GA. Am I allowed to drive (safely) between now and my court date?
I got a reckless driving and street racing charges on my record, but my car wasn't damaged and no one was injured. I'm currently out on bail. My DDS dashboard says my license is valid and when I called them the lady on the phone said that it also shows it's valid on her end. Does that mean that my license is valid and I'm allowed to drive (safely, I've learned my lesson) between now and my court date (which hasn't been decided yet). I need my license to get to work and it's been expensive to book Uber rides to get there so far.
Your license isn’t suspended when you are charged. You are facing a license suspension if convicted. A lawyer may be ablue to help you avoid a suspension.
Sean McIlhinney agrees with this answer
In Georgia an under 21 years old's driver's license is not suspended just merely based on the issuance of a reckless driving charge. If you are convicted of the reckless driving you will suffer a 6 month license suspension. A lawyer may be able to help you avoid the suspension by negotiating the charge to a lesser offense or beating it at trial. Good luck!
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