Q: I'm 18 I received a ticket for speeding, no seatbelt and improper lane usage in different state. What's going to happen
I was given the speeding ticket in one state going 20 over, then in a different state was given a ticket for no seatbelt and improper lane usage on the same day. I dont live in either state. Am I going to lose my license
A: Yes, if they turn in to convictions and are reported back to Illinois your license will be suspended. You need to hire an attorney in each of those states to address these tickets right away. Make sure to tell those attorneys that you are at risk of losing your license if these appear on your Illinois record as convictions. They should work to have them amended to non-moving violations. The sooner you hire these attorneys, the better.
A: Possibly, since the other state will report the convictions to Illinois your license may become suspended. Two convictions for moving violations in 24 months for people under 21 years old results in a suspension. I would hire an attorney there and tell them that you can lose your license if they appear on your Illinois driving record as moving violations. The attorney should try to work to have the tickets reduced or amended to a non-moving violation or less serious offense.
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