driver’s license suspension

What are the penalties in Illinois for driving on a suspended or revoked license?

February 20, 2010
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If you are pulled over and your license is suspended because of a prior statutory summary suspension or DUI conviction, the penalties provided by Illinois law can be severe. Driving while suspended or revoked is a Class A misdemeanor offense. For all Class A misdemeanor offenses, the sentencing range is incarceration for up to one […]

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What are the penalties for failure to change lanes for a parked emergency vehicle in Illinois?

February 19, 2010
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Illinois law requires all drivers to yield to emergency vehicles on the side of the road. This law is called “Scott’s Law” in honor of Chicago Fire Department Lt. Scott Gillen, who was killed by a passing motorist while working an emergency. The law is on the books at 625 ILCS 5/11-907. The Illinois legislature […]

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I am 20 years old. How many traffic tickets can I get before my Illinois license is suspended?

February 13, 2010
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2 or more moving violations in less than 24 months will cause a driver’s license suspension for anyone under 21 years old in Illinois.

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How soon can I file a petition to rescind statutory summary suspension for an Illinois DUI?

February 7, 2010
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A person arrested for DUI in Illinois has a right to a hearing on the summary suspension of his driver’s license within 30 days of filing a petition to rescind.

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I got a DUI in Illinois and my license is suspended. Can I get a permit to drive during the suspension?

February 6, 2010
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Illinois law allows DUI offenders to obtain a permit to drive during the summary suspension of their driver’s licenses with a BAIID device.

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