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Southern Illinois DUI Offenders Given Opportunity For Restricted Driving Permit Effective January 1, 2016

Effective January 1, 2016, Illinois House Bill 1446[1] amended the Illinois Vehicle Code pertaining to restricted driving permits and revocations of driver’s licenses.  The new law expands the number of revoked and suspended DUI drivers who will now be eligible for driving privileges in Illinois.  The law allows the following…


Southern Illinois DUI Related Safety Provisions Effective January 1, 2016

Carbondale DUI “Driving Under the Influence[1]” is defined in Illinois as operating a motor vehicle while impaired by alcohol, other drugs including cannabis (marijuana) prescribed for medical purposes, or intoxicating compounds and methamphetamine. In Illinois, a driver is legally considered to be under the influence if he/she has a blood-alcohol…


Illinois DUI Penalties and the Summary License Suspension Law

Driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol (DUI) is a serious criminal offense in the state of Illinois and offenders are actively sought out by law enforcement authorities. In fact, the Illinois Secretary of State’s office indicates1 that there were 34,611 DUI arrests through the state in 2013. The laws regarding DUI in Illinois have