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Additional DUI penalties for speeding and reckless driving under California Vehicle Code 23582

Posted by attorney Randy Collins

What Is DUI & Additional Penalty for Speeding and Reckless Driving

Were you drinking and driving – plus speeding? There are additional penalties for this sensitive factor of speeding and/or driving recklessly.

Determining Factors of DUI & Additional Penalty for Speeding and Reckless Driving

Before any case can be brought to court, there are factors of the crime that will need to be verified. DUI & Additional Penalty for Speeding and Reckless is no different, and these factors include:

· The accused was driving while intoxicated

· The accused was operating the vehicle in a negligent manner

· The accused was speeding

It should be noted that felony or misdemeanor charges are determined by specific circumstances of the case, and the court will deliberate on these, before reaching a conclusion.

Penalties and Fines for California Vehicle Code 23582 (http://www.cmcdefense.com/california_vehicle_code_section_23582.php)

The fines and punishments for DUI & Additional Penalty for Speeding and Reckless if convicted, include:

California DUI Sentencing:

Jail: Up to 6 months | Fines: up to $1,000 | Informal Probation: 3-5 Years | Suspension of Driver’s License | DUI School

PLUS

Jail: An Additional Sixty Days

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