Idaho Inattentive Driving

If you have been arrested, charged, or cited for a driving crime, it is important that you understand the charges against you and what your legal rights are. Idaho criminal and traffic law can be complex. You should not try to take on the criminal justice system on your own.

Pursuant to Idaho Code §49-1401, a person is guilty of inattentive driving by operating a motor vehicle in a careless or imprudent manor.

Do not take an inattentive driving charge lightly! Inattentive driving is not a speeding ticket, it is a crime! The consequences of a conviction can be severe and long-term.

A conviction for inattentive driving can result in up to $300 fine and/or 90-days in jail. (See: Idaho Code §49-1401).

In addition to the penalties ordered by the court, a conviction can cause you significant financial harm. Monthly premiums for your personal auto insurance may drastically increase. If you work in an industry that requires you to drive as part of your job, your employer may fire you due to increases to the cost of their liability insurance. In the long run you may actually save money by fighting this charge. 

Fight Your Inattentive Driving Charge!

Inattentive driving cases are winnable. The prosecutor is hoping you will roll over and plead - Don't fall into this trap! Even if you don't want to go to trial, I have had a high success rate of getting these cases reduced to a lesser charge or dismissed!

Hire A Lawyer That Will Fight For You!

Do not fight the system on your own, you have too much on the line! Protect your rights and your freedom! Call me today for a free consultation!

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Each case is unique. The strength and weakness of your case will depend the particular facts of your case. Call me for a free consultation. I will answer any questions you have, and give you an honest assessment of your case.

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