DUI and Reckless Driving: What You Need to Know
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DUI and Reckless Driving: What You Need to Know

When you’re driving, you can be pulled over for simple traffic violations – running a stop sign or a red light, speeding, failing to use a turn signal, and so on – or you can be pulled over for a criminal offense.
 
Reckless driving and DUI are two criminal driving offenses you can be charged with in Illinois. And depending on the severity of the circumstances, you can be charged with either a misdemeanor or a felony.
 
Let’s first look at these two charges separately, and then see how they are connected to each other.
 
What is Reckless Driving?
 
You might think reckless driving is when someone drives, well, recklessly.…