What is Implied Consent and how do I know if I'm a First Offender under Illinois DUI Law?

You are deemed to have given your consent to submit to chemical testing following your arrest for DUI simply by driving on an Illinois roadway. A "first offender" for implied consent purposes is one who has not had a previous conviction, court supervision, or DUI suspension within the last five years.

The information on this page is meant to provide a general overview of the law. The laws in your state and/or city may deviate significantly from those described here. If you have specific questions related to your situation you should speak with a local attorney.

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