Elkton Maryland Texting While Driving Attorney

In the state of Maryland today there are a number of different traffic violations you can be charged with. They range from speeding, driving without insurance and driving drunk (DUI). A very common moving violation, especially with younger drivers, is text messaging while driving. This form of careless, or inattentive driving can be caused by several factors such as sending, reading and receiving texts while driving. In Maryland, it is illegal to drive recklessly, carelessly and/or negligently. This type driving can cause an accident ultimately causing bodily injury and even death. With that inattentive driving is taken very seriously in Maryland. Legal penalties for reckless, careless, inattentive or negligent driving may include fines and court costs. Points on your driving record and a possible drivers license suspension are also consequences of careless or reckless driving in Maryland. Being convicted of such driving can also raise your insurance premiums, impact your driving privileges, and even effect your ability to get and maintain employment.

Bel Air Maryland Inattentive Driving Causes

Getting pulled over and being cited for inattentive or careless driving is very common in Maryland. Anyone can who is distracted while they drive can be pulled over in Maryland. Examples of distracted or negligent driving are operating a vehicle in a careless manner without regard for the road, weather or traffic conditions. If you are not giving your undivided attention while driving you can ultimately be accused of careless driving. Using any type of technological device such as a BlackBerry, IPod, cell phone, GPS or handheld internet device is one of the most common reasons for being pulled over for inattentive driving.

Let An Aggressive Trial Lawyer Fight For You

The Law Office of John P. Downs provides skilled and tenacious criminal defense to their clients. Each case is treated as if it were their own. Mr. Downs and his staff understand that an Inattentive Driving conviction can have an impact on all areas of your life and will do everything in his power to minimize the consequences for you. Mr. Downs believes in helping you to maintain your driving privileges so that you are able to work, go to school and other necessary destinations.

Contact A Bel Air Traffic Violations Lawyer

If you have been charged with Inattentive Driving, Reckless Driving or Negligent Driving in the Cecil County or Harford County areas please contact The Law Office of John P. Downs to protect your rights and driving privileges. As your attorney Mr. Downs will thoroughly and aggressively defend your rights in an effort to achieve the most favorable outcome possible and minimize the negative legal, professional & financial consequences. Please call Mr. Downs at (410) 398-0313. Or you can click here to email a Harford County Maryland Traffic Ticket Lawyer.