Southern Illinois Traffic Law
Southern Illinois Traffic Law Firm
If you have been issued a traffic citation in the state of Illinois, this website will help guide you through the legal process. While speeding tickets are the most common type of traffic violation, there are a multitude of violations with a variety of possible penalties. These penalties (depending on the underlying offense charged) range from fines, jail, probation, conditional discharge, court supervision, court costs, and may lead to a suspension of your driving privileges. Also, this may affect your insurance costs depending on the points assessed against your driver’s license.
Traffic tickets are governed by Chapter 625 of the Illinois Compiled Statutes (ILCS). Section 625 of the ILCS is collectively referred to as the Illinois Vehicle Code. A couple types of offenses to note are speeding in a construction zone, illegal passing of a school bus and speeding in a school zone which may lead to a mandatory suspension of your driving privileges.
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