Any person who drives any vehicle upon a highway in a willful or wanton disregard for the safety of person or property will likely be charged with reckless driving. CVC 23103
This offense involves traveling 20 mph over the speed limit on the highways or driving at high speeds on surface streets. The punishment for this offense is enhanced if when an accident occurs and injuries result. If death results, you may be charged with manslaughter or murder.
Being convicted of this offense may lead to accruing two points on your California Driver’s License. In the event that injury or death results, the Department of Motor Vehicles may suspend or revoke your driving privileges.