Reckless Driving 75-3736

§ 3736. Reckless driving.

With a charge of reckless driving comes an additional license suspension of 6 months if convicted. A reckless driving charge is also considered a major violation and PennDOT will note your record of this major violation. After the third major violation you can expect a 5 year revocation of your drivers license. In addition a conviction of a reckless driving charge will disqualify you for a limited work license. Reckless driving is a serious charge and you should contact License Restoration right away and see what can be done to save your drivers license!

Fine $200; fine doubles in active work zones and emergency response areas

License Suspension for 6 months

§ 3736. Reckless driving.

(a) General rule.–Any person who drives any vehicle in willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property is guilty of reckless driving.

(b) Penalty.–Any person who violates this section commits a summary offense and shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of $200.

(May 30, 1990, P.L.173, No.42, eff. Apr. 1, 1992)

1990 Amendment. Act 42 added section 3736.

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