Illinois criminal defense lawyerDriving is a privilege, not a right, and certain actions can cause you to lose that privilege. In some instances, the loss may be temporary (license suspension). In others, it may be revoked or cancelled. Learn what these actions are, and how you can fight against a suspension or revocation of your Illinois driver’s license.

Driving Under the Influence

Driving under the influence of alcohol, illicit drugs, or certain prescription drugs can result in criminal charges. It can also result in a suspension of your driving privileges for a term of one year or longer, depending on your number of convictions. For drivers under the age of 21, any level of alcohol or drugs in the system can result in suspension. Adults can lose their driving privileges for driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of 0.8 or higher, or for having drugs in their system.

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