Non-Moving Violations

Some tickets are not moving violations, and so they do not implicate a possible loss of driving privileges. These non-moving violations may seem unimportant, but can have very high fines and other consequences.

Red-light cameras don’t reduce fatal accidents: villages decide against traffic cameras

October 30, 2012
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Once seen as a means of improving public safety and increasing village revenues at the same time, traffic cameras are not so popular anymore. In fact, some villages in Illinois are deciding against red-light cameras despite the revenue they produce. “I think they reduce accidents, but I have concerns about citing people for turning right […]

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New law in legislature would ban talking on cell phones while driving in Illinois

February 29, 2012
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The Illinois legislature is currently debating a bill that would prohibit the use of cell phones while operating a motor vehicle. At the present time, nine states in the country have already banned cell phone use while driving. However, hands free cell phone use is still legal in all those nine states. It is expected […]

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New Illinois law makes seat belts mandatory for all passengers

February 9, 2012
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Illinois lawmakers passed a bill that makes an important change to the vehicle code this year. Starting January 1, 2012, anyone who drives or rides in a motor vehicle in the state of Illinois will be required to wear a seat belt. In the past, a backseat passenger was not obligated to wear a seat […]

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