Do you know you can go to jail for driving at excessive speeds? Misdemeanor speeding typically involves tickets that list drivers' speeds at 35 miles per hour or more over a posted limit. A conviction can lead to nearly 12 months behind bars. In fact, many traffic violations prompt severe penalties, including suspension or revocation of your Illinois driver's license.
Motorists under age 21 are at particular risk for license suspension. If a driver in this age group is ticketed twice in two years, he or she may not only face license suspension but loss of insurance as well. The good news is that there are often ways to mitigate such circumstances.
An experienced traffic law attorney may be able to convince the court to reduce the violation against you. Employing successful defense strategies can help you avoid the most severe penalties. If you're unsure which course of action might be best when fighting a traffic citation, it helps to have someone on your side who has experience on both sides of the law.
Richard F. Blass & Associates, LLC, includes legal team members who have worked as prosecutors and police officers in the past. This experience enables them to provide strong guidance and support to those who choose to fight against traffic violations that may spark increased insurance premiums and loss of driving privileges. By scheduling a consultation, you connect with a legal team who brings more than 70 years of experience to the table to defend those facing driving-related legal problems in Illinois.