§ 70.99 PENALTY 1 .
   (A)   Any person convicted of the violation of any section of this traffic code shall be fined not less than $30 nor more than $750 for each offense unless modified in any of the divisions below.
   (B)   Any person convicted of the violation of act 5, section 11-204, "Fleeing Or Attempting To Elude Police Officer", or 11-503, "Reckless Driving", of this chapter shall be fined not less than $50 nor more than $750 or sentenced to a period of incarceration in a penal institution not to exceed 6 months or both.
   (C)   Any person convicted of the violation of act 5, section 11-501, "Driving While Under The Influence Of Alcohol, Other Drug, Or Combination Thereof", of this chapter shall be guilty of a class A misdemeanor as defined in 625 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/1-300.
   (D)   Any person convicted of act 5, section 11-1301.3, "Unauthorized Use Of Parking Places Reserved For Handicapped Persons", of this chapter shall be fined not less than $250 nor more than $350 for each offense, except a person convicted of subsection (a-1) of said act shall be fined $500.
   (E)   Any person convicted of act 5, section 12-603.1, "Driver And Passenger Required To Use Safety Belts, Exceptions And Penalty", of this chapter shall be fined not more than $25. Any persons convicted of act 25, section 1 et seq., shall be fined not more than $50 for a first offense or not more than $100 for a subsequent offense. Fines for a first offense shall be waived upon proof of possession of an approved child restraint system.
   (F)   (1)   Any person, firm or corporation found guilty of a violation of division 72.63(C) or (D) of this title shall be fined according to the following schedule:
Pounds Overweight
Fine
Pounds Overweight
Fine
Up to and including 2,000
$50 unless the overweight can be shifted or removed to conform to all legal weights
2,001 through 2,500
$135
2,501 through 3,000
$165
3,001 through 3,500
$260
3,501 through 4,000
$300
4,001 through 4,500
$425
4,501 through 5,000
$475
5,001 or more
$75 for each increment of 500 pounds overweight or fractions thereof
 
      (2)   In addition any person, firm or corporation convicted of 4 or more violations of division 72.63(C) or (D) of this title within any 12 month period shall be fined an additional amount of $2,500 for the fourth and each subsequent conviction within the 12 month period. Provided, however, that with regard to a firm or corporation, a fourth or subsequent conviction shall mean a fourth or subsequent conviction attributable to any 1 employee driver.
      (3)   Any person, firm or corporation charged with the violation of division 72.63(C) or (D) of this title shall post a cash bail in an amount equal to the amount of the fine fixed by division (F)(1) of this section, plus costs, except that in the event the cash bail does not exceed $100, the defendant may, at his option, deposit an approved bond certificate (truck) in lieu of bail.
      (4)   Any person, firm or corporation charged with the violation of division 72.63(E) of this title shall post bail in the amount of $25 in one of the following ways:
         (a)   By depositing in lieu of such amount, his current Illinois driver's license, or
         (b)   By depositing in lieu of such amount, an approved bond certificate, or
         (c)   By posting $25 cash bail.
(1968 Code, § 65.39) (Ord. 73-0-224, passed 4-9-1973; Am. Ord. 74-0-254, passed 4-16-1974; Am. Ord. 74-0-278, passed 12-4-1974; Am. Ord. 75-0-296, passed 6-23-1975; Am. Ord. 82-7-490, passed 7-12-1982; Am. Ord. 83-09-513, passed 9-26-1983; Am. Ord. 84-6-542, passed 6-11-1984; Am. Ord. 85-11-585, passed 11-25-1985; Am. Ord. 88-1-667, passed 1-11-1988; Am. Ord. 96-4-975, passed 4-22-1996; Am. Ord. 06-6-1556, passed 6-26-2006; Am. Ord. 07-11-1665, passed 11-26-2007)

 

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1. See also § 73.99 of this title.