Under the new guidelines, it is not possible for a permitted driver to obtain an unsafe operation plea. It requires competent counsel to maneuver around the fines and possible suspension of driver’s privileges.
Defendant charged with DWI, unsafe lane change and reckless driving; Results: Guilty to reckless driving with a ninety (90) day suspension, DWI and unsafe lane change dismissed.
Defendant charged with failure to possess driver’s license, possession of CDS and careless driving; Result: Pled guilty to wondering and unsafe operation. No license suspension.
Defendant accused of tailgating; Result: Summons dismissed with prejudice and no court costs.
Defendant charged with speeding, driving while suspended and obstruction of windshield; Results: Dismissal of all charges, payment only for non-appearance.
Defendant charged with careless driving and operating a vehicle while using a cell phone; Results: Guilty plea only to obstructed view.
Defendant charged with criminal mischief; Results: conditional discharge and restitution only.
Defendant accused of speeding, unsafe lane change, refusal to take breath test, and DWI third offense; Result: dismissal of refusal on motion, dismissal of DWI on motion with expert doctor, guilty to unsafe lane change with 60 days suspension, minimum fines.
Defendant accused of careless driving, reckless driving, improper passing, cell phone and unsafe lane change; Result: Plea to unsafe operation, with minimum fines only.
Defendant was charged with DWI, careless driving and unsafe lane change; Result: At trial DWI was dismissed, Defendant pled guilty only to reckless driving with a 90 day suspension, all other tickets dismissed.
Defendant accused of leaving the scene involving damage to two vehicles; failure to report careless driving, and equipment violation; Result: dismissal of failure to report and leaving the scene, with minimum fines for careless driving and equipment violation.