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Chris -- 2015-05-30
This one’s popular enough that people are buying Google AdSense ads with “wreckless driving” as a keyword.
“Wreckless driving” pulls up 24,500 Google hits, though some of these are obviously wordplay (“wreckless driving” referring to futuristic cars that won’t crash).
“Wreckless driver” pulls up 1760.
http://forum.freeadvice.com/showthread. … ost1148444
“My ex was charged with DWI. He blew a .28, and they made him stay in jail overnight and almost a day to sober up. Yet he got off with wreckless driving.”
“One afternoon a blonde was asked to pull over for wreckless driving. But before she actually pulled over to the curb she hit a school bus full of kids. Luckily no one was hurt.”
http://www.lawforkids.org/speakup/view_ … =61&page=6
“You say that a cop usually can give you a ticket for wreckless driving based solely on driving thirty to forty over the speed limit. I was going 24 over the speed limit (40) and got a ticket for wreckless driving…Is that possible?”