How to Restore Your Illinois Driving Privileges
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How to Restore Your Illinois Driving Privileges

Driving is a privilege. And if you are convicted in Illinois of certain driving offenses – such as a DUI – your driving privileges may be revoked.
 
Losing driving privileges can be especially difficult for many individuals. We rely on our license and our vehicle to take us to and from work or school. Parents need to be able to transport their children to school or daycare. We also need to be able to get to the grocery store, doctor’s appointments, and countless other places that are necessary for our daily lives.
 
So, yes, losing your license can be a burden.
 
Luckily, under Illinois law, drivers are able to apply for reinstatement or a Restricted Driving permit under certain conditions.…

5 Roadblocks to Reinstating Your License
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5 Roadblocks to Reinstating Your License

Winter is just around the bend in Illinois. For Chicagoans who have suspended or revoked licenses, it may be time to start thinking about reinstating—waiting for public transit can get pretty cold.
 
Suspension and revocation are two different processes that both result in your license being taken away.
If your license was suspended, you will lose your driving privileges for a specific amount of time, or until you meet certain reinstatement requirements. When your license has been revoked, your driver’s license has been taken away for an indefinite period of time.
 
The process of reinstating can be long and complicated, and there are a few obstacles on the road to reinstatement.…