|Quoting LongbowPilot (Reply 7):|
Well, the driver is ok per the article, but he will face a $20 dollar fine, no big deal he will be fueling aircraft in no time Big grin
According to the news article, the driver "...will be cited for reckless driving."
In Virginia, a reckless driving charge is much more than just a $20 fine:
As a Class 1 misdemeanor, this charge brings with it up to a $2500 fine and/or up to 1 year in jail. It might not go that high in many cases but there can be more trouble even after conviction:
If you work in an airport environment, especially on the ramp, your driving and criminal records are checked closely, both when you are hired and at each renewal of your SIDA badge...
[Edited 2006-02-08 06:40:36]