Aggressive Traffic Violation Defense
If you have received a traffic ticket and are required to make a court appearance, it is always best to have a traffic violation lawyer represent you. Convictions on your driving record for something as simple as speeding can result in higher insurance premiums. Multiple convictions can lead to the suspension of your driver’s license.
Our Experienced Chicago Traffic Lawyers Defend:
- Speeding Tickets
- Speeding in a School Zone
- Failure to Stop for an Emergency Vehicle
- Boarding/Exiting School Bus
- Passing a School Bus while Loading or Unloading
- Speeding in a Construction Zone
- Running a Red Light
- Following too Closely
- Wrong Way Ticket
- Unsafe Lane Changing
- Failure to use Turn Signal
- Driving with no Insurance
- Driving on a Suspended License
- Reckless Driving
- Intentionally Damaging or Removing a Traffic Sign
- Traffic Accidents
Speeding in a Construction Zone
Our traffic violation lawyers aggressively defends clients who have received tickets for speeding in a Chicago construction zone.
According to Illinois Law 625 ILCS 5/11-605.1 if you are caught speeding 26 miles per hour or more but less than 35 miles per hour in a construction zone, whether workers are present or not, you could be found guilty of a class B misdemeanor. If speeding of 35 miles per hour or more in excess of the posted speed limit you could be facing a class A misdemeanor.
What are the Penalties for Speeding in a Cook County Construction Zone?
If you are found guilty of speeding in a construction zone, there are enhanced penalties. You will face a minimum fine of $250 and a maximum fine of $1000. Upon being found guilty of a second offense of speeding in a construction zone, you will face a minimum fine of $750.
If it has been less than two years from your first violation and you receive a second one, your license will most likely be suspended for 90 days if workers were present.
Photo-Enforced Construction Zone Tickets
Photo enforced automated traffic control systems are often present in construction and maintenance speed zones throughout Chicago, Cook County, and surrounding suburbs. Speeding tickets issued by these systems take a photograph of the driver and sometimes includes a short video that can be accessed online. At Hirsch Law Group, our traffic ticket lawyers are experienced in defending clients who have received these tickets.
CDL Traffic Tickets
If you hold a CDL license and receive a traffic ticket, it is in your best interest to fight it in court with the help of an experienced traffic lawyer in Chicago to give you the best chance at avoiding a negative mark on your driving record.
Call us immediately if you have received a traffic ticket and hold a CDL license. (815) 451-3200
How much do speeding tickets cost in Chicago and Illinois?
- 20 mph above the speed limit – $120.
- 21-30 mph above the speed limit – $140.
- More than 30 mph above the speed limit – $160.
- Running a red light – $120.
- Driving with no insurance $500 – $1000
- Making an illegal turn – $120.
- DUI – $1500
Failure to Stop for an Emergency Vehicle
A failure to stop for an emergency vehicle ticket can be a serious one because if you are convicted, your driver’s license can be suspended for a period of time. This is different than receiving court supervision. You can also face a fine of no less than $250 and a maximum of $10,000 for the first offense.
If your failure to stop for an emergency vehicle results in the injury or death of another person then felony criminal charges may be filed against you. Whenever someone receives a failure to stop for an emergency vehicle ticket, they should have an experienced Chicago traffic lawyer represent them in court.
Hirsch Law Group Handles 1000 cases per year in 12 counties of Illinois. We are experienced criminal and traffic violation lawyers that aggressively fight for our clients. If you have received any type of traffic ticket, your clean driving record could be at risk.
Scott’s Law Violations – If you have been issued a ticket for a violation of Scott’s Law or Failure to Yield to an Emergency Vehicle – We can help defend you in court.