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Reckless Driving Definition

Reckless Driving – Penalty, C.R.S. 42-4-1401

(1) A person who drives a motor vehicle, bicycle, electric-assisted bicycle or low-power scooter in such a manner as to indicate either a wanton or a willful disregard for the safety of persons or property is guilty of reckless driving. A person convicted of reckless driving of a bicycle or electric-assisted bicycle shall not be subject to the provisions of section 42-2-127.

(2) Any person who violates any provision of this section commits a class 2 misdemeanor traffic offense. Upon a second or subsequent conviction, such a person shall be punished by a fine of not less than $50 nor more than $1,000, or by imprisonment in the county jail for not less than 10 days nor more than six months, or by both fine and imprisonment.

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