Sadly, even if dismissed - under Washington State Law - any prior DUI that was amended to a Reckless Driving like yours - counts as a prior DUI if you get another one in seven years. You'll want to consult with a DUI attorney immediately.
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I have successfully argued that the prior does not count. The deferred statute parallels the vacate statute which releases you from all "penalties and liabilities" from the conviction.
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Violation date to violation date. If the first case is within 7 years of the new one and it was a DUI reduced/amended to anything and even a deferred prosecution that was dismissed, it counts. Get an Attorney.
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