"wet reckless" please help

  1. I can't find it anywhere...is a "wet reckless" a misdemeanor? Does it need to be reported to the BRN when applying for the NCLEX?
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  2. 8 Comments

  3. by   meownsmile
    Are we talking drinking and driving here?
  4. by   Rustyhammer
    I have no idea what you are talking about.

    -R
  5. by   SmilingBluEyes
    what on EARTH?
  6. by   gypsyatheart
    A what??? :chuckle I'm sorry, but whatever it is, it sounds hilarious!
  7. by   Brownms46
    Here is an answer:

    http://www.dui.com/duieducation/wetreckless.html

    I think this one is from N. C.
    http://www.ncadaba.com/id8.htm

    And here is an explanation from a lawyer's point of view"

    http://www.nocuffs.com/articles/settling.html
    Hope it helps.
    Last edit by Brownms46 on Mar 28, '04
  8. by   NPJohnson
    Sorry everybody...I should have been more specific.

    In California and I think some other states there is something called a "wet reckless" when you are arrested for a DUI, but very near the legal limit. It is a lesser charge.

    I know that it does not count as being convicted of a DUI, but I think it may still be a misdemeanor (which you need to report to BRN when applying for the NCLEX-I think!)
  9. by   heart queen
    Unsure of the wet thing, but I DID get a DWAI (driving while under the influence, close to legal limit in NY)(the most expensive three beers of my life!!!!) That was 4 years before I graduated NSG school. I reported my conviction upon applying for my first licensure and everyone since. Ohio was the only state, of 4 that I've come across that required a "review process".

    However, I have not dealt with California. Just sharing a similar experience for comparison. It has NEVER affected anything more than my checkbook, and my pride.
  10. by   itsme
    "wet reckless"??? I thought for a minute we were talking about my golden retreiver and all these spring time puddles here!! Thats it pup, come on in the house to shake it off!!!!

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