A traffic violation in Illinois is a serious offense, commonly resulting in points against your license, fines, and court costs.
Even though a traffic violation may seem minor, a violation can remain on your driving record for four to five years. If the violation resulted in license suspension or revocation, the offense will remain on your record for up to seven years.
A traffic violation can make it difficult to secure affordable car insurance. Do not let yourself be at a disadvantage for liability coverage. If you have received a traffic violation, you need an Arlington Heights traffic crimes defense attorney.
Examples of Traffic Violations
A traffic violation occurs when a motorist violates a traffic law or regulation. Traffic violations are classified as either moving or non-moving violations. Most are misdemeanors, but more serious violations may be classified as felony.