Traffic offenses may seem like a relatively minor, but in reality, traffic offenses are criminal charges that can carry a number of implications. These offenses carry hefty fines and can negatively impact your driving privileges. Thomas F. McGuire focuses on defending clients against a variety of traffic offenses. He has litigated a number of significant traffic-related cases, including cases involving DUI and driving on a suspended license. Mr. McGuire helps clients defend against various traffic offenses, including:
- Construction Zone Violations
- Driver’s License Revocation
- Driving Under Suspended License
- Failure to Use Turn Signal
- Parking Violations
- Speeding Tickets
- Stop Sign Violations
Minor or serious traffic charges are criminal charges. There are several reasons why you might want to fight a traffic offense including:
- Paying a traffic ticket is the same as pleading guilty, and carries with it a number of consequences.
- Some traffic offenses may be reported to the Illinois Driver Services Department automatically.
- Paying a traffic ticket and pleading guilty to the offense accumulates points on your driving record, which can lead to your driving privileges being suspended or revoked.
- Insurance rates often increase when a driver is charged with a traffic offense.
- Traffic offenses carry substantial fines.