reckless driving

noun

: the act of driving a car in a dangerous manner
She has gotten two tickets for reckless driving.

Examples of reckless driving in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Scheffler was charged with second-degree assault of a police officer — a felony that carries between five and ten years in prison, if convicted — as well as third-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving and disregarding signals from an officer directing traffic. Rachel Smith, The Courier-Journal, 7 June 2024 Advertisement Scheffler was booked on four charges: second-degree assault of a police officer, which is a felony, third-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving and disregarding traffic signals from an officer directing traffic. Chuck Schilken, Los Angeles Times, 29 May 2024 Scheffler was arrested on May 17 and charged with felony second-degree assault of a police officer, as well as three misdemeanors, including third-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving and disregarding traffic signals from an officer directing traffic. Natasha Dye, Peoplemag, 26 May 2024 Prosecutors have said the facts of the investigation would not satisfy the legal requirements needed to file a charge of reckless driving causing injury. Rosalio Ahumada, Sacramento Bee, 22 May 2024 Scheffler had been arrested on charges of second-degree assault of a police officer, third-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving and disregarding signals from officers directing traffic. Lawrence Dow, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, 29 May 2024 Scheffler was charged with second-degree assault of a police officer, third-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving and disregarding signals from officers directing traffic when he was arrested outside Louisville's Valhalla Golf Club, which was hosting the tournament. Alex Sundby, CBS News, 29 May 2024 Scheffler, 27, was arrested on charges of second-degree assault of a police officer -- a felony -- as well as third-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving and disregarding traffic signals from an officer directing traffic, according to police. Meredith Deliso, ABC News, 29 May 2024 On the day of his arrest, Scheffler was charged with felony second-degree assault of a police officer, as well as three misdemeanors, including third-degree criminal mischief, reckless driving and disregarding traffic signals from an officer directing traffic. Natasha Dye, Peoplemag, 23 May 2024

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“Reckless driving.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reckless%20driving. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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