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by Bob Lilly on Jun 21, 2017

Chicago Auto Insurance Update

Driving drunk is dangerous to you and others on the road. A DUI will cost you much, including the loss of your insurance. But the loss of your auto insurance may be the least of your worries. The financial toll of a conviction will play out for years to come, and in many states, that can add up to $20,000 before everything is over. Costs can include bail, fines, legal fees, increased auto insurance premiums, loss of work income, court-ordered alcohol education programs, and more.

If you get a DUI, we will do everything we can to help you manage your auto insurance and other related issues. However, please, do not put yourself into that position. Here are some general expenses related to having a DUI on your record.

  1. License suspension
  2. Increase in auto insurance rates, (could add up to over $10,000 over five years)
  3. Attorney’s fees
  4. Court fees
  5. Loss of job
  6. Periodic blood testing
  7. Loss of reputation
  8. DUI classes
  9. Installation of an ignition interlock devise on a car
  10. Time in court
  11. Possible jail time depending on conviction type

“The financial impact of a DUI arrest on any one person can vary greatly depending on many factors, such as driving record, jurisdiction, blood-alcohol level, attorney fees and fines, not to mention the specific circumstances of the incident and whether there was an accident or if anyone was injured.” Craig Gullkot; Bankrate

We invite you to complete an online quote or call us to review coverage options for auto insurance, home insurance, life insurance, health insurance, business insurance, commercial insurance, renters insurance, boat insurance, and more. We provide free, no hassle and no obligation quotes to let you see what we have to offer.

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