Category Archives: Driving Offenses

Category Archives: Driving Offenses

New Illinois Law Brings Driving Relief to Repeat DUI Offenders

Until yesterday, persons who had been convicted four times of the offense of driving under the influence (DUI) in Illinois, had no hope of ever being able to legally drive in the state. In an effort to reward persons who have been rehabilitated, Governor Bruce Rauner signed into law Public Act 099-0290, https://www.ilga.gov/legislation/publicacts/99/099-0290.htm, which allows […]

Temporary Visitor Driver’s License

As previously stated in this blog, undocumented immigrants living in Illinois may now apply for a driver’s license under Illinois law, /blog/undocumented-illinois-residents-to-be-allowed-driving-privileges. Prior to the passage of 625 ILCS 5/6-105.1, non-United States citizens without a valid visa could be subject to arrest for driving without a valid license. Per the Illinois Secretary of State’s website, […]

Enjoy Thanksgiving Weekend in a Responsible Manner

Please have a wonderful holiday weekend. The Circuit Court of Cook County will be closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving. Enjoy the holiday weekend but please do so responsibly. Please drive safely, don’t speed and don’t drink and drive. Even yesterday, the Illinois State Police were closely monitoring drivers. Driving from the Bridgeview Court House […]

Labor Day Weekend

Please enjoy the long Labor Day weekend. Whether you are enjoying a family cook-out, going to the beach or attending a ballgame, please celebrate responsibly. Have a great transition to fall. Please enjoy yourself but follow the law. Drinking and driving can cause needless problems. Please be responsible. Lori G. Levin Attorney at Law 180 […]

Cable shows on Preparing Your Young Adult for College

Recently, I taped two Illinois State Bar Association cable television shows on “Preparing Your Young Adult for College, Part 1 and 2.” The first of these shows will air on Chicago Access Network Television, Channel 21 on June 4 and 18 at 10 pm. The second will air on June 11 and June 25 at […]

Proposal to lower blood alcohol limits and driving under the influence

Last week, the National Transportation Safety Board recommended that the nation move towards zero tolerance with respect to drinking and driving. The NTSB made numerous recommendations including reducing the acceptable level of blood alcohol concentration from 0.8 for adults over 21 years to 0.5. (Zero tolerance is in effect with respect to lower BAC levels […]

Undocumented Illinois residents to be allowed driving privileges

As previously reported in this blog, /2/post/2013/01/legislative-measure-to-allow-undocumented-immigrants-driving-privileges-in-illinois.html, during the last legislative session, the Illinois General Assembly passed Senate Bill 957, allowing undocumented residents the privilege to drive legally. On Sunday, Governor Pat Quinn signed the measure into law. Undocumented persons who meet certain criteria will be allowed to legally drive in Illinois starting October 1. […]

Legislative measure to allow undocumented immigrants driving privileges in Illinois

Previously, I have written on the Illinois’ legislature’s efforts to provide undocumented immigrants the right to legally drive in the State of Illinois, /2/post/2012/11/legislative-push-to-allow-undocumented-immigrants-a-legal-way-to-drive.html. This week, such legislation passed the General Assembly as Senate Bill 957, https://www.ilga.gov/legislation/billstatus.asp?DocNum=957&GAID=11&GA=97&DocTypeID=SB&LegID=55832&SessionID=84, before it adjourned its session. The bill has been forwarded to Governor Pat Quinn, who has indicated he […]

Season’s Greetings

During this holiday season, please remember to celebrate in a responsible manner. Do not drink and drive. If family gatherings become heated, please remove yourself. Enjoy the season as well as your friends and family. Please have a wonderful holiday. That being said, should my services be necessary, please feel free to contact me. Lori […]

Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

Please enjoy the holiday weekend. Have a Happy Thanksgiving! Drive responsibly and do not drink and drive. Make the weekend a memorable one filled with family and happiness. Lori G. Levin Attorney at Law 180 N. LaSalle, Suite 3700 Chicago, IL 60601 levi[email protected]

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