Q: Age 21. Court supervision until 07/05/17 for speeding ticket. Received 2 more leading up to today. Suspension possible?
I received my second speeding ticket for going 7 over on the highway in Wyoming in may and my third one today for going 30 over. I was going flow of traffic on highway but decided to switch lanes and speed up. Cop did not show me speed gun when I asked to see it.
Find out if Wyoming ticket was reported to Illinois.
If not, then you have no convictions on your record and need to contest the new ticket.
Age 21 and older = a license suspension for 3 convictions within 12 months. If the Wyoming ticket was reported to Illinois AND if your court supervision is converted to a conviction based on the violation, a conviction of the new ticket will result in a license suspension. Overall, it sounds like an unlikely scenario.
HOWEVER, speeding 26-34mph over the posted limit is a Class B misdemeanor punishable by a maximum 6 months in jail and a $1,500 fine plus court costs. In other words, the ticket you received today a criminal offense. It is even more serious based on the two prior tickets. Avoiding a criminal conviction, if possible, and minimizing the consequences is a top priority. You are strongly encouraged to retain an attorney. Best of luck.
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