Can you register a car with a suspended license in Washington state?

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asked Aug 1, 2022 in Insurance/Registration by boredwater (8,700 points)
Can you register a car with a suspended license in Washington state?

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answered Aug 9, 2022 by Kgarfield (6,410 points)
You can register a car with a suspended license in Washington state or any other state.

You just can't drive the car with a suspended license but you can register the car with a suspended license or even without a license.

Any speed around 10 miles or more over the speed limit is considered Reckless driving in Washington State.

However it's not just the speed that can get you in trouble for Reckless driving in Washington state or other states.

Driving reckless in other ways other than speed can also get you a ticket and in trouble for reckless driving.

Reckless driving is defined by law as driving your vehicle in a dangerous manner without regard to others safety.

Reckless Driving is defined in Washington as driving a motor vehicle with a willful and wanton disregard for safety of persons or property. “Willful and wanton” is the key phrase.

In Washington State, reckless driving is a gross misdemeanor criminal traffic offense.

Reckless driving charges can pose substantial consequences, and it is important to understand the law.

Under Washington State law (RCW 46.61.

In United States law, reckless driving is a major moving traffic violation that generally consists in driving a vehicle with willful or wanton disregard for the safety of persons or property.

A person is guilty of reckless driving if he drives a motor vehicle: (1) In wanton or willful disregard for the safety of persons or property; or. 2 In a manner that indicates a wanton or willful disregard for the safety of persons or property.

Reckless driving is typically classified as a misdemeanor, meaning you'll face up to a year in jail as a consequence of the charge.

Some states will even charge the crime as a felony, which could land you in state prison, but this typically only happens when someone is injured or killed as a result of your driving.

Swerving can also get you in trouble when done as part of reckless driving.

If you swerve with abandon while disregarding road rules or cause damage to the road or other vehicles, expect to get cited and ticketed.

To be guilty of careless driving the prosecution must prove that: you were driving a vehicle; on a road or a public place; and that. the standard of your driving was below that of a reasonable competent driver.

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