Michael Hoban

Car Impound Fees

A DUI arrest and conviction can change a person’s life dramatically. The result of a DUI conviction means you will have your driving privileges takes away for about 3 years. Additionally, a conviction means of DUI the person receives numerous fines, and may or may not serve jail time. Before the courts pass down any fines or convictions, …

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Can Your Rates Be Affected By A Partner’s DUI

In order to simplify and save on insurance, people enter an insurance policy with family or a partner. It’s a very common thing to do, especially for large families seeking to insure inexperienced drivers. Unfortunately, when you have multiple people on a policy, one person’s mistake may raise your insurance rates. This post discusses what …

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Best Breathalyzer’s Available

As Halloween weekend approaches it may be a good time to get yourself prepared for office parties, house parties or whatever your plans are. Aside from picking out your costume, hopefully, you did that part already, there are other items that may come in handy. For those who plan driving this weekend, be especially cautious. …

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Financial Impact Of DUI

The average cost of a DUI in Illinois is just under $3000. But the cost of a DUI does not account for other fees associated with a DUI such as car towing, lost wages, bail, and court fees to name a few. This post will go through some of the major impacts your finances will …

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How To Handle Being Hit by Uninsured Driver

Most people understand the importance and necessity of having car insurance. Unfortunately, some people still drive uninsured for any number of reasons. Uninsured drivers do not make roadways unsafe, but they do make things frustrating in the case of an accident. If an uninsured driver hits you, and you do not have collision coverage, you …

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Hidden Costs Of DUI

You take several risks when attempting to drink and drive. The obvious ones include loss of life, jail time, fines, and Sr-22 insurance. But what about the hidden costs and risks of driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Permanent records, job loss, and litigation fees may not be the first thing that comes …

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Filing The Sr-22 Form

There are many ways a person comes to need Sr-22 insurance, but only a few ways to file. Sr-22 insurance is not actual insurance. Instead, it’s proof you are carrying the mandatory minimum coverage. If you have D.U.I convictions, excessive traffic violations, or other qualifying violation, you will need to know about filing the Sr-22 …

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Penalties & Fines For DUI

Drinking and driving is never a wise decision, yet motorists attempt it regularly. In order to deter people from drinking and driving, Illinois imposes harsh penalties and fines. Those caught driving under the influence run major risks. The penalties grow harsher for each repeated offense, and if you injure someone badly, it can become a …

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