Cars get better every year. They are faster, smoother and more stable than ever before. Speed limits, on the other hand, have not changed to keep pace with advances in automotive technology. It is simply too easy to cruise on the highway in a modern car, get comfortable and unwittingly reach speeds that can be prosecuted as a crime such as Reckless Driving or Excessive Speed. The general rule in Vermont is that driving more than 30 mph over the speed limit is a criminal act which will result in being arrested, the car being towed and having to appear in court. These cases are typically prosecuted as Negligent Operation or Excessive speed or both. There has been a dramatic increase in these cases over the last five years and the numbers continue to climb. Fortunately for our clients, Kaplan and Kaplan has developed defense strategies to steer resolution of Reckless Driving – Excessive Speed cases into non-criminal outcomes so that our clients are able to maintain clean criminal records despite being arrested for speeding.
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