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NOTE: The article below features additional content to explain how the License to Work Act (Public Act 101-623) adjusted aspects of Illinois law. When this Act took effect on July 1, 2020, Illinois restricted driver’s license suspension or revocation to situations involving moving violations.
The Illinois statute that defines reckless driving is 625 ILCS 5/11-503.


NOTE: This article contains new materials to explore the impact of Public Act 101-517. Once this Act became law on August 23, 2019, the Liquor Control Act includes an additional exception to the laws against transportation of open alcohol containers.
Transportation of an open container of alcohol in Illinois is a petty offense punishable by


NOTE: This page includes updated content to explain how cannabis possession crimes changed following passage of the Cannabis Regulation and Tax Act. After January 1, 2020, Illinois made it lawful to possess and use cannabis for recreational purposes. But in certain cases, the possession of cannabis remains unlawful and can result in criminal charges.
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