The Illinois driving abstract is the state’s computer record of an individual’s driving history. Each abstract includes a column entitled “Type Action,” which contains a code for each entry on the driving abstract. The codes define and/or describe each specific action for the entry. Listed below is a summary of some of the most common driving abstract codes:

01 – Mandatory Revocation (SR-22 Insurance Required)

02 – Discretionary Revocation (SR-22 Insurance Required)

03 – Discretionary Suspension

04 – Safety Responsibility Suspension

05 – Financial Responsibility Suspension

06 – Unsatisfied Judgment Suspension (SR-22 Insurance Required)

07 – Parking Ticket/Tollway Suspension

08 – Cancellation of License

09 – Failure to Appear Suspension

14 – Collision Involving Property Damage

16 – Collision Involving Fatal Injury

17 – Statutory Summary Suspension

18 – Vehicle Emissions Suspension

19 – Collision Involving Personal Injury

20 – Rescind

22 – “Stop” Placed in File

32 – Denial of Restricted Driving Permit

33 – Denial of License

34 – Extension of Revocation

35 – Extension of Suspension

37 – Extension of Statutory Summary Suspension

40 – Formal Hearing

41 – CDL Disqualification Hearing

43 – D.C.F.S. Approved Child Care Driver

45 – School Bus History Item

46 – Religious Organization Bus or Senior Citizen Transportation Driver

47 – Financial Responsibility Future Proof Required

48 – Public School Bus Driver or High School Driver Education Instructor

49 – Certification Safety Officer or Commercial Driver Training Instructor

50 – Informal Hearing Held

55 – Driver Remedial Program and/or Court Supervision

57 – Statutory Summary Suspension Item

58 – Vehicle Emissions Suspension History Item

60 – Warning Letter

This information can be very important in determining whether your driving privileges are at risk of being suspended or revoked, and provide an experienced attorney with crucial information necessary to assist in obtaining the reinstatement of privileges that are already suspended or revoked.  If you are facing a suspension or revocation of your Illinois driving privileges, contact us at McNamara Phelan McSteen for help.

Thomas Polacek practices in the area of criminal defense and administrative law for McNamara Phelan McSteen, LLC, including driver’s license reinstatement. He has tried both civil and criminal cases in Illinois and Missouri, as well as in the Federal District Courts.  He has been a successful trial attorney for over 20 years, and he prides himself on keeping his clients well-informed throughout the litigation process. 

MPM encourages anyone who has lost their driver’s license to contact Tom for a free consultation as soon as possible so that he may review your case and provide you with the proper direction to proceed.

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