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DUI

Aug. 5 2022

Your Guide to IL License Suspensions

Posted By: Sami Azhari

In Illinois, the Secretary of State has the power to revoke or suspend your driver’s license for a variety of reasons. One of the most common reasons is being caught driving under the influence in the state, commonly referred to as a DUI. However, a suspension or revocation of your [...]
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Jul. 15 2022

It’s Your Second IL DUI, Now What?

Posted By: Sami Azhari
Category:
DUI

When you are arrested for a DUI, there are many possible consequences from the start. When you start to get into territory where it’s not your first DUI, then those consequences can become even more significant in Illinois. In some respects, your first DUI weighs heavily on the outcome of [...]
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Jul. 1 2022

Can Aging Increase Your Odds for an IL DUI?

Posted By: Sami Azhari
Category:
DUI

There’s no denying it: The population in the United States is growing older. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are 44 million people over age 65 in the United States thanks to the Baby Boomer generation. While those who are older enjoy the freedom of [...]
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May. 25 2022

Do’s and Don’ts for IL DUI Sobriety Checkpoints

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Have you ever been driving home and then come upon a strange scene? Cop cars are stopping cars as they drive past, funneling them through a checkpoint to see if people have been drinking and driving? Sobriety checkpoints do occur in Illinois, so it’s important to understand what you should [...]
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Apr. 27 2022

Driving While Diabetic: Is it a DUI?

Posted By: Sami Azhari
Category:
DUI

People with medical conditions and disabilities face a lot of challenges – and if you’re diabetic, then a charge for a DUI may be one of them. Diabetics can suffer from bouts with low blood sugar, called hypoglycemia, that can mimic symptoms of intoxication. Additionally, they can [...]
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Feb. 17 2022

Are DUI Checkpoints Legal in Illinois?

Posted By: Sami Azhari
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Most people have experienced this scene: You’re driving down the road and suddenly you see flashing lights ahead – a DUI checkpoint is set up. What do you do? Can you turn around or do you have to go through it? Is it even legal for police to stop everyone like that? These are legitimate [...]
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Dec. 15 2021

Going to an IL Holiday Party? Careful to Avoid a DUI

Posted By: Sami Azhari
Category:
DUI

So many things are associated with the holidays. Presents, gatherings with family, great food, and, of course, parties. Getting together with friends, family, and co-workers also leads to a commonplace thing during the holidays that many people want to avoid – DUIs. Driving under the influence [...]
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Dec. 1 2021

Common Holiday Crimes in Illinois and Associated Charges

Common Holiday Crimes in Illinois and Associated Charges
Posted By: Sami Azhari

It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but it’s also a time of the year that sees an increase for some crimes. During the holidays in Illinois, the incidence of certain crimes goes up for a variety of reasons. People leaving town presents an opportunity for break-ins. Increased [...]
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Nov. 10 2021

Have a CDL? IL DUI Penalties Can Be Steep

Have a CDL? IL DUI Penalties Can Be Steep
Posted By: Sami Azhari
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If you have a commercial driver’s license in Illinois, then you have to be aware of the enhanced penalties you can be subject to if charged with a DUI. For most CDL holders, their license is their livelihood. If that’s the case with you, losing it can have a huge impact on your life [...]
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Sep. 17 2021

You Got a Labor Day DUI in Illinois: What Now?

Posted By: Sami Azhari
Category:
DUI

Even though certain actions can lead to a DUI in Illinois, that doesn’t mean people expect it to happen to them—nor do they know what to do after the fact. If a weekend of summer-ending fun ended with a Labor Day DUI in Illinois for you, you may be wondering what is next. The truth of [...]
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