leaving the scene of an accident

The Secretary of State can suspend a person’s driver’s license for certain offenses

May 13, 2010
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The law in Illinois says that the Secretary of State has authority to suspend a person’s driver’s license upon a report of a conviction for certain offenses. The information is reported to the Secretary of State by the Circuit Clerk for each county courthouse. The clerk’s computer system is linked with the Secretary of State […]

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What types of traffic tickets can cancel an Illinois commercial driver’s license?

February 22, 2010
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A commercial driver’s license (CDL) is put at risk with almost any traffic ticket. For starters, a ticket for a moving violation will appear on a driver’s abstract. Most employers will check a job applicant’s driving record for traffic offenses because the employer’s insurance will increase if the driver has numerous traffic tickets. Employers are […]

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What are the penalties for leaving the scene of an accident in Illinois?

February 19, 2010
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Driving off after a car accident can be a serious criminal offense in Illinois.

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