Starting today speeding tickets and other traffic violations will go up as much as 60% in Illinois.
If you drive in Illinois, it’s going to cost you more money for speeding and many other traffic violations. After all, its been reported that there has not been an increase in traffic fines since 1993.
Some examples of how the new traffic fines impact your wallet:
- Speeding, 20 mph or less over the speed limit, fines will go from $75 to $120
- Speeding, 21 – 30 mph over the speed limit, fines go from $95 to $140
- Violation for not wearing a seatbelt fine up from $55 to $60
- Driving on a suspended license or allowing someone to drive under the influence from $1,000 to $1,500
The increase in traffic violation fines is expected to help the budget shortfall in Illinois. Click here for ABC7 Chicago’s Fines Going Up video for more details.
Will these traffic fine increases change the way you drive in Illinois?