Category Archives: Illinois Traffic Laws

Illinois Legislature Considers Ban of Cellphones While Driving

On behalf of Law Office of Steven Haney posted in Illinois Traffic Laws on Thursday, February 16, 2012 If Illinois lawmakers have their way, drivers will soon have to put away their cellphones when driving. Having banned texting while driving two years ago, the Illinois legislature has proposed legislation that would, in most cases, ban the use of cellphones while driving. Reason for Cellphone Ban This legislation is being proposed primarily for safety reasons. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, distractionsContinue reading

Red-Light Cameras Losing Support in Chicago Suburbs

On behalf of Law Office of Steven Haney posted in Illinois Traffic Laws on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Once thought of as a device to improve safety on the roads, red light cameras are losing favor in many states and cities across the U.S., including some suburbs in the Chicago area. While nine states and a dozen cities around the U.S. have banned red light cameras, the city of Chicago itself has not yet joined this trend. Installed to improve safety byContinue reading

Illinois Traffic Laws

By Steve Haney posted in Illinois Traffic Laws on Thursday, July 21, 2011 Illinois traffic laws have become much more harsh in the last few years.  From speeding tickets to DUI charges, penalties have increased significantly.  Speeding used to be just that – speeding.  Now, anytime someone exceeds the speed limit by 30 mph or more in Will County, Illinois, the case will be transferred to the same courtroom where DUI’s and Revoked License charges are prosecuted. Thats because the offense isContinue reading