Bentonville Traffic Violations Attorneys

Fighting for Your Driving Privileges in Benton County

Traffic charges encompass a wide range of offenses, and those charged may be confused as to how to handle them; but don’t panic. In many cases, traffic citations can be challenged, reduced, or even dismissed through effective representation.

Arkansas Traffic Violations

  • Driving without a license
  • Reckless driving in Arkansas
  • Speeding
  • Hit and run
  • Lack of driver’s insurance
  • Breaking open container laws

By contacting an attorney knowledgeable in traffic violation cases, you could save yourself significant time and money. We treat all of our clients with respect, even giving them access to our personal cell phones so that they can reach us whenever they need. Whatever Arkansas traffic violation you are facing, we can provide personalized legal counsel to help pursue a favorable outcome.

Seeking advice on what to do after receiving a Arkansas traffic violation? Contact Nelson & Marks PLLC today at (479) 202-4541 to work with our Bentonville traffic lawyers.


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What are the Penalties for Traffic Violations in Arkansas?

In Arkansas, it is in your best interest to plead “not guilty” to most traffic crimes. Trying to deal with your traffic charge without an attorney’s help can have costly results and may even negatively affect your future both personally and professionally.

Traffic violation penalties can result in a number of consequences, including:

  • The loss of your driver’s license
  • Additional points added to your driving record
  • Loss of employment if your job involved operating a vehicle
  • Jail time

Reckless Driving in Arkansas

Reckless driving is a serious offense in Arkansas. It is defined as operating a vehicle in a manner that shows a willful or wanton disregard for the safety of others. This can include driving at excessive speeds, weaving in and out of traffic, or engaging in other dangerous behaviors while behind the wheel. It is one of the leading causes of motor vehicle accidents and fatalities on state roads, endangering the lives of drivers and other road users. If you are charged with reckless driving in Arkansas, it is important to seek the guidance of an experienced attorney.  

Is Reckless Driving a Felony? 

In Arkansas, reckless driving is considered a criminal offense and can be classified as either a misdemeanor or felony depending on the circumstances. A reckless driving conviction in Arkansas typically carries a fine of up to $1000 and/or jail time of up to 90 days for misdemeanors or up to six years for felonies. Factors such as the driver's age, speed, and location are all considered when determining the charge's severity. In addition, any additional infractions that may have occurred during the commission of the reckless driving charge can further increase the severity of the punishment.

How Many Points Do you Get for a Speeding Ticket in Arkansas?

In Arkansas, speeding tickets are 3 points. Values range from 3 points for speeding to 8 points for reckless driving. If a driver accrues more than 14 points, their license can be subject to suspension or, in extreme matters, revocation.

Receive a Speeding Ticket? Call Nelson & Marks PLLC Today!

There are many options and strategies for defending against a traffic violation, so don’t go it alone. The Bentonville speeding ticket lawyer at Nelson & Marks PLLC has a great reputation and can use our years of experience as well as our personal relationships with prosecutors to handle your Arkansas traffic violation with skill and efficiency.

Receive a speeding ticket in Arkansas? Call (479) 202-4541 to schedule a free consultation with an aggressive traffic ticket attorney in Bentonville.


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