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Speeding

Joliet Speeding Attorney

Joliet, Illinois Speeding Ticket Attorney

Under Illinois traffic laws, you can be cited for speeding if an officer determines that you were traveling at a speed that wasn't "reasonable and proper" considering things like the weather, terrain, and traffic patterns. This means that even if you were driving under the posted speed limit, you could still be given a speeding ticket. If you've been cited for speeding in the Chicago area, contact an experienced Joliet speeding defense lawyer to discuss your situation as soon as possible.

Consequences of Speeding Tickets in Illinois

In Illinois, driving more than 26 miles per hour (mph) over the speed limit is a Class B misdemeanor, and if convicted, you can be sentenced to up to 6 months in jail and fined up to $1,500. Driving more than 35 miles per hour (mph) over the speed limit is a Class A misdemeanor, and if convicted, you could be fined up to $2,500 and end up behind bars for a year. Depending on the nature and circumstances of your speeding ticket, Illinois speeding charges could also result in driver's license suspension.

Of course, the majority of speeding tickets in Illinois are issued to those going just a few mph over the speed limit. In these cases, speeding tickets can still have many negative consequences, including fines, points on your driver's license, increased auto insurance rates, and the hassle and inconvenience of attending traffic court or even traffic school.

Fighting a Ticket for Speeding in Will County, Illinois

A top Joliet, Illinois speeding attorney is intricately familiar with Illinois' speeding laws and can investigate the circumstances of your speeding ticket determine the best way to fight it. The average Illinois citizen doesn't have the knowledge and experience needed to beat a speeding ticket, but a Joliet, Illinois speeding ticket defense attorney does. At The Law Office of Eric J. Blatti, P.C., we aggressively fight all types of speeding charges for our clients. If you were cited for speeding, aggravated speeding, speeding in a school zone, or any other traffic violation, contact us to arrange a free, no-obligation meeting with our skilled traffic ticket defense lawyer. 

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