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  • How to obtain a Restricted Driving Permit (RDP) in Illinois after a DUI conviction

    Determine if you are eligible for a restricted driving permit. There might be a waiting period before you can request an RDP. It could be anywhere from 6 months to 3 years. It all depends upon whethe

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  • When are you eligible for an RDP or MDDP in Illinois?

    Suspension To understand when you are eligible for an RDP with the Illinois Secretary of State, you must be clear about the difference between a suspension and a revocation. A suspension related t

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  • YOUR ILLINOIS DRIVER’S LICENSE CAN BE REVOKED WITHOUT A TRIAL

    The Illinois Secretary of State is required to revoke your drivers license in Illinois if you are convicted of Driving Under the Influence (DUI). The revocation period can be 1, 5 or 10 years, depending on your driving record. Your first DUI conviction results in a one year re...

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  • Legal Ramifications of Driving on a License that was Suspended or Revoked Due to DUI

    Your drivers license will be suspended on the 46th day following an arrest for DUI. The suspension will be for a period of 6 months, 12 months or 36 months, depending on your driving record and whether or not you agreed to take a breathalyzer or blood test. Your license will be ...

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  • Non-DUI Driver's License Suspensions and Revocations in Illinois

    It is well known that Illinois will revoke or suspend your drivers license for DUI and DWI convictions. Whether you receive a suspension or revocation and the duration of the suspension or revocation depends on your particular situation. However, DUI is not the only way to lose y...

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  • Revisions to the Monitoring Device Driving Permit (MDDP) in Illinois

    If your driver's license has been suspended in Illinois for Driving Under the Influence (DUI), you may be eligible for a Monitoring Device Driving Permit (MDDP) during the time of your suspension. When you are arrested for DUI, you will be asked by the police to submit to a bre...

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  • DUI Treatment Requirements in Illinois

    If your drivers license is revoked in Illinois due to a DUI conviction, you will be required to have a hearing with the Secretary of State before you may legally drive. To prepare for the hearing you must obtain a drug and alcohol evaluation. Such an evaluation was probably n...

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  • Illinois Secretary of State License Holds on Out-of-State Residents

    Individuals who reside in a state other than Illinois may be required to apply to the Illinois Secretary of State for driving relief due to an Illinois license revocation. Persons finding themselves in this situation must obtain a reinstatement order from the Illinois Secretary ...

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