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Where Does Illinois Place on the List of Most/Least Strict States on DUI?

The short answer is that Illinois, like every other state, takes a rather dim view of driving under the influence. Some places may be a bit easier or tougher on offenders, but in the Land of Lincoln, it's still going to cost you a pile of money, time, and other difficulties.

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Rockford Police Lead All Illinois Police Departments in DUI Arrests

With all the transportation alternatives waiting for the person who's had too much too drink, it's somewhat surprising that people go ahead and roll the dice with impaired driving. Nonetheless, they do--and Rockford Police are arresting them for it more than any other municipal police department in Illinois.

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Follow Up: Rockford Area Police Make Arrests During Weekend Roadside Safety Checks

On Friday, as we were heading into St. Patrick's Day Weekend, I posted a piece here called "This Weekend, Saying No to a Breathalyzer Means Saying Yes to a Jail Visit." I pointed out that area law enforcement would be doing roadside safety checks to keep impaired drivers off the roads, and that refusing a breathalyzer test would land you in jail. It appears that not everyone listened.

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This Weekend, Saying No to a Breathalyzer Means Saying Yes to a Jail Visit

Today is St. Patrick's Day. And, since St. Patrick's Day falls on a Friday, chances are many people will make this St. Patrick's Weekend. Since St. Patrick's Day/Weekend is second only to New Year's Eve as a drinking holiday, some will choose poorly and get behind the wheel after a lot of green beer.

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Illinois is One of the Toughest States for High-Risk Drivers

17% of your waking hours (about 18 hours) are spent behind the wheel of a car each and every week if you're an average American. However, sharing the roads with lots of high-risk drives makes it seem like a lot more.

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Rockford and Carol Stream Tie for Most DUI Arrests

"Don't drink and drive" are four words that you've probably heard a million times, yet despite all the warnings, lots of people still do it. And, here in Rockford, they're getting arrested for it more than almost anywhere in the state of Illinois.

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Morning Headlines: Monday, November 16

Man shot during argument on Rockford's east side 

Lee County State's Attorney Arrested and Charged with DUI

Man shot during armed robbery on Rockford's west side

Robberies Up on Rockford's West Side

Murder warrants issued in 2014 Beloit homicide

Man robbed at gunpoint on Rockford's southeast side

Rockford Shows Support for Paris

Sanitation, water bills likely to rise for Rockford residents

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Drive Safe & Sober Labor Day Weekend or…

Well, to be honest here, you should drive safe and sober all year round, not just when area police agencies will be out in force. However, we're talking about the upcoming holiday weekend right now...

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Four-Time DUI Offenders Could Be Back on Illinois Roads

A new measure signed into law by Governor Rauner will allow four-time DUI offenders back on Illinois roadways.

According to the Chicago Tribune, under current state law drivers with four convictions automatically lose their right to a driver's license...

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Repeat DUI Offenders Could Get Back Some Driving Privileges

Dave Dahl -- Illinois Radio Network

Four drunken-driving convictions would lead you to believe there's a bad habit there.

Still, some lawmakers -- including a majority in the Illinois House -- say there are still some drivers like that who should have driving privileges...

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