Typically, we imagine driver's license points as a system to determine when our license is suspended. Often, it is hard to know how many points you have and what impact, if any, they may have on your record. If you have ever pondered that, this guide is for you. In Illinois, a driver receives points … Continue reading How do Driver’s License “Points” work in Illinois and how close am I to a suspension?
What’s the difference between court supervision and a conviction?
Answer: When a traffic ticket is issued, a court case is created that can end several different ways. Finding of not guilty, dismissal of charges, or a finding of guilty are just a few of these. In traffic court, guilty judgments are divided into two categories: convictions and court supervisions. In general, the big difference … Continue reading What’s the difference between court supervision and a conviction?
Can I do traffic school again and get court supervision?
Question Continued: I am 20 years old and was suspended for receiving a second speeding ticket conviction. My previous lawyer lifted the suspension and I got supervision with traffic school. After my supervision ended, I got another ticket for a stop sign violation. Can I get supervision and traffic school again and how likely is … Continue reading Can I do traffic school again and get court supervision?
If I don’t sign my ticket, can my license be taken by the police?
Question Continued: I got tickets for open alcohol, expired insurance (by a few hours), and speeding. Answer: They can definitely take your license. It hasn't been required that they take it when they issue a ticket since a law change in January of 2015 but they do have the option to take it. This is … Continue reading If I don’t sign my ticket, can my license be taken by the police?
Q. What are the dangers of a 16 year old getting two tickets in their first 3 months of driving?
Question Cont...: The first one was for speeding and the second one was for having too many passengers in her car. A. It's very dangerous for her to continue on this path. The reason is that under the code, these are both moving violations and receiving too many too quickly can result in a license suspension. … Continue reading Q. What are the dangers of a 16 year old getting two tickets in their first 3 months of driving?