Illinois DUI Laws
Illinois DUI Laws: Blood Alcohol Concentration (BAC) Limits and Implied Consent
|"Per Se" BAC Limit||0.08 Percent|
|Zero Tolerance (Underage) BAC Limit||0.00 Percent|
|Enhanced Penalty (Aggravated) BAC Limit||0.16 Percent|
|Implied Consent to Submit to BAC Test?||Yes|
Illinois DUI Laws: Select Penalties
|Minimum License Suspension or Revocation (1st, 2nd, 3rd offense)||Pre-conviction: 3 months / 1 year / 1 year;|
Post-conviction: 1 year / 5 years / 10 years
|Mandatory Alcohol Education, Assessment and Treatment||Both|
|Vehicle Confiscation Possible?||Yes|
|Ignition Interlock Device Possible?||Yes (Required for repeat offenders, and often when granting restricted license)|
Illinois DUI Resources:
- Illinois DWI Statute: Driving While Intoxicated (Ill. Stat. 18-8004).
- DUI Fact Book - Detailed information on Illinois DUI laws, penalties, along with statistilcs and education information on drunk driving (Illinois Secretary of State).
- Road to Reinstatement - Pamphlet charting the path necessary to license reinstatement after a DUI (Illinois Secretary of State).