Rick Springfield

Rick Springfield pleads 'no contest' to reckless driving

Aug. 10, 2012 at 7:17 AM ET

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Rick Springfield's booking photo from May, 2011.

Rick Springfield can finally put his DUI bust behind him. The 62-year-old "Jessie's Girl" crooner cut a deal in the case Thursday, pleading no contest to a lesser charge of reckless driving "with driving under the influence conditions," according to the Washington Post.

Rick Springfield Pleads Not Guilty to DUI

News of Springfield's plea deal comes a year after the singer-actor was busted in May 2011 on Malibu's Pacific Coast Highway after a cop noticed his 1963 Corvette accelerating quickly, and smelled alcohol on his breath when he pulled him over.

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The former "General Hospital" star later pled not guilty to the charges stemming from that arrest.

Springfield will serve three years probation and is required to attend a three-month alcohol education program.

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