What is Reckless Endangerment?

In Washington State, a person is guilty of R eckless Endangerment when she recklessly engages in conduct not amounting to drive-by shooting but that – creates a substantial risk of death or serious physical injury – to another person. Reckless Endangerment is a gross misdemeanor and is sometimes used as a reduction in DUI cases. It’s main advantage over Reckless Driving is no license suspension.