Practice Areas
Bellevue-Redmond
Law Firm PLLC
1520 - 140th Avenue N.E.,
Suite 200
Bellevue, WA 98005
Tel: 425-644-5484
Fax: 866-517-2535
siprinlaw@gmail.com
Contact Us
Submit

Negligent Driving - 1st Degree

Negligent Driving 1st degree (referred as Neg 1) is a misdemeanor and is sometimes confused with Neg 2 (a traffic offence). RCW 46.61.5249 states that one is guilty of Neg 1 if, he/she (i) operates a motor vehicle in a manner that is both negligent and endangers or is likely to endanger any person or property and (ii) exhibits the effects of having consumed liquor or an illegal drug or chemical. The law provides an affirmative defense in cases of illegal drug consumption. Further, if you have been convicted of Neg 1 and have one or more prior offenses as defined in RCW 46.61.5055(14) within seven years, per RCW 46.20.720, you would be required to install an ignition interlock device (IID) on all vehicles operated by you.

DISCLAIMER: The information you obtain at this site is not and it, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. Consult an attorney for advice for your legal problem. Contacting our law office does not automatically create attorney-client relationship.
© 2017 Yan Siprin
Powered by SEO Academy