The Dukes of Hazard often committed Reckless Driving:
Reckless Driving law is found at 625 ILCS 5/11-503, of the Illinois Vehicle Code.
Examples of reckless driving: 1. Jumping a car over railroad tracks. The statute put it this way: “knowingly drives a vehicle and uses an incline in
a roadway, such as a railroad crossing, bridge approach, or hill, to cause the vehicle to become airborne”.
The statute also uses the language, “drives any vehicle with a willful or wanton
disregard for the safety of persons or property” which is a general catch all way to say everything else.
What can be done with a Reckless Driving Charge:
I will likely be able to either have the charge dismissed or reduced to a simple traffic ticket.
Sentence on Reckless Driving:
Reckless driving is a Class A Misdemeanor unless a person is injured and then it becomes either a class 3 or class 4 felony depending on the facts.