Answer: One difference between a wet reckless conviction is that you do not have a DUI on your record, and the consequences of the wet reckless conviction (ie. alcohol school, fines, etc) are often less than a DUI conviction. Note that if you were to receive another DUI within 10 years from your arrest for your wet reckless, even though you do not technically have a DUI on your record, the new charge would be treated as a 2nd DUI (not a first). That is assuming you did not have any prior DUI’s before the wet reckless conviction. Hope that helps. Contact me through philhachelaw.com should you have any more questions.
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