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Careless Driving Attorney | Jefferson County Criminal Defense

careless-driving-attorney-omalley-and-sawyer-llc.jpgCareless driving is a Colorado traffic offense described in C.R.S. 42-4-1402. Anytime a person drives their vehicle without paying close attention to the road and surroundings, a careless driving charge could result. In difficult times such as these, it isn't uncommon for those behind the wheel to be thinking about other things. Health, employment, and finances have taken centerstage and could easily distract one's thoughts while driving. Additionally, car tech is all around us in our vehicles both guiding us and sometimes, taking our attention off the road. Consult a strategic careless driving attorney today if you're facing allegations of this traffic crime.

Careless Driving Lawyer in Adams County

careless-driving-lawyer-omalley-and-sawyer-llc.jpgCareless driving is a traffic offense in Adams County, Colorado that involves operating a vehicle with disregard for the road and surroundings. Less severe than reckless driving, careless driving includes a certain level of negligence and a lack of awareness when operating a vehicle. Steering the wheel with your elbows while putting on makeup or speeding in a residential area during a snowstorm could be considered careless driving in Thornton and Commerce City. Consulting an experienced careless driving lawyer is best when facing a traffic offense of this nature.

Careless Driving with Death or Injury in Arapahoe County, C.R.S. 42-4-102

Arapahoe County Careless Driving Charges Attorney

Traffic crimes are generally minor matters like speeding or running a stop sign. Yet sometimes, they become really significant and can involve the loss of your driver's license. This can have a huge impact on your life with the inability to drive to work, school or medical appointments. Arapahoe County Careless Driving is one of those charges which can really impact your life. Fort Collins, Colorado, Careless Driving.

Careless Driving Charges in Denver - Criminal Defense Lawyers

Every crime seems to have a wild card which is charged when police can't make any other crime fit. In the traffic crimes world, Careless Driving is that wild card. Police charge careless driving when they want to charge someone with a traffic offense, but can't make a speeding, red light or failure to signal charge stick. In more serious cases, they will charge Reckless Driving. The definition of Careless Driving is:

Reckless and Careless Driving in Colorado

Maybe you were not paying attention to your speedometer in a hurry, but speeding can be a serious offense in Colorado counties like Denver, Boulder, or Arapahoe County. A driver can be charged with Careless Driving and Reckless Driving depending on whether they were speeding, how fast they were driving, and the manner in which they were driving.

Berthoud Woman - Careless Driving, Possible Vehicular Assault

A Berthoud, Colorado woman was arrested and charged with Careless Driving Resulting in Injury (C.R.S. 42-4-1402) after she allegedly ran over a pedestrian's feet during an argument. The Loveland police claim that, after threatening another driver to move their vehicle or she would hit it, the driver started her car, accelerated and ran over the feet of the pedestrian, pinning her between the two vehicles. It is unclear at this time whether the Larimer County District Attorney will add a Vehicular Assault (C.R.S. 18-3-205) charge.

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