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IL traffic attorneyMany drivers find it hard to believe, but under Illinois law, you could be sentenced to jail time for speeding. While most speeding tickets come with only a fine, aggravated speeding could be punishable by jail time. Aggravated or excessive speeding means driving at least 26 mph over the posted speed limit on an Illinois highway.

Driving 26 mph Over the Posted Speed Limit

Driving 26 mph over the posted speed limit is a Class B misdemeanor. Under Illinois law, Class B misdemeanors are punishable by up to six months in jail and a $1,500 fine in addition to mandatory court costs.

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Illinois traffic violation attorney, Illinois defense lawyerDuring the barely-alert state of your morning commute, you forget you are on a toll road and fly past the toll booth without a pass or payment. You are on your route to work and tell yourself that you will pay it when you get home. But, by the time you get home, you have forgotten all about your morning toll incident. A week later, you have a rude reminder when you check your mailbox: you have a toll violation. Before you pay that fine, stop and consider the repercussions.

Paying the Ticket Screams “I Am Guilty”

The Illinois Tollway sends out traffic violations seven days after the missed payment. The Notice of Toll Violation provides a significant amount of information, but the information people focus on is the cost of the bill. Although the fines become hefty due to the additional $20.00 charge for a toll violation, the thought of a court hearing strikes fear into the hearts of many citizens, and they choose to pay exorbitant totals. However, doing so is agreeing that you are guilty of the behavior, which may result in additional points on your license, increased insurance rates, and a potential loss of licensure.

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IL defense lawyerGrowing into a teenager has become a major rite of passage in today’s society. By the time a teenager is 18 years old, he or she will likely have had some experience in driving a car. Unfortunately, there are far too many situations where teenagers have had too much to drink and drive. Because of underage drinking and driving, there have been too many serious injuries and deaths that have occurred.

Who Is Drinking and Driving While Under Age?

Since the early 1990’s, the number of underage drinking and driving incidents has decreased by 54 percent. However, one out of every 10 teenagers in high school will still drink and drive. Due to the lack of experience that the teenage driver has, he or she is 17 times more likely to be killed in a car accident when the blood alcohol content (BAC) is over 0.08 percent than if he or she was not drinking at all.

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