Penalties for Careless Driving
Careless driving takes at least 4 points from the 12 an adult has available on their license in Colorado. Careless driving can also be considered as a major moving violation by your insurance company and lead to an increase in premiums. Make sure you have solid representation in your corner to keep your points low and your record intact. At a minimum, you should give us a call for a free consultation so that we can assess your specific situation.
A person faces more serious penalties if their Careless Driving resulted in serious bodily injury to another party. Serious bodily injury is a legal term that, put simply, means a driver or pedestrian was severely injured by the actions of the other motorist. Obviously, if a death occurs as a result of the Careless Driving, the penalties for the driver are very serious and almost always include jail time as punishment.