Shepherdsville, KY asked in Traffic Tickets and Criminal Law for Kentucky

Q: I got a ticket for reckless driving and permit violation. I had my drivers test the next day. Am I looking at jail time?

I have a clean record but I got into a wreck the day before my drivers test. I didn’t have anyone with me while I was driving home to get documentation to take my test because I didn’t have anyone to take me or ride with me. I got charged with reckless driving and a permit violation. What consequences am I looking at?

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Leland Hulbert
Leland Hulbert
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY
  • Licensed in Kentucky

A: If you only got charged with a permit, violation and reckless, driving, you may not be looking at jail time. If they charged you with driving without an operators license, there is some potential. It also depends on your age and on your driving record. I would hire an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible.

Timothy Denison agrees with this answer

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