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On every Illinois driving abstract there is a column entitled “Type Action,” which contains a code for every entry on the driving abstract. In order to understand the entry, you must understand the code because the code defines the action that was taken for the corresponding entry. Below is a driving abstract codes cheatsheet to help you determine the type of action that was taken for the corresponding entry.

The Illinois 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

10 – Amended Order

11 – Record History Item

12 – Cited for Examination

13 – Signed Affidavit for Lost or Stolen License, Lieu of Bail, Etc.

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

27 – Illinois License Surrendered to Foreign State

28 – Reported Deceased

29 – Lieu of Bail Status Item

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 – F.R. 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

51 – Family Financial Responsibility History Item

52 – Show Cause Hearing… Recommended Action

53 – Show Cause Hearing… Recommended No Action

55 – Driver Remedial Program and/or Court Supervision

57 – Statutory Summary Suspension Item

58 – Vehicle Emissions Suspension History Item

60 – Warning Letter

61 – Address Change

65 – DL or ID Application Data

68 – Out-of-State Conviction (Record History Item Only)

70 – Family Responsibility Permit

71 – Probationary Permit, Temporary Instruction Permit or Temporary Driver’s License Seasonally Restricted CDL

72 – Parking Ticket Tollway Suspension Status Item

73 – Reinstatement Fee for Suspension

74 – Revoked Privileges Reinstated on this Date

78 – Restricted/Occupational Driving Permit

79 – Judicial Driving Permit

80 – Out-of-State Accident

81 – D.C.F.S. Child Care Driver Status Item

82 – Out-of-State Conviction (DL and/or CDL Sanctions Imposed)

83 – Out-of-State Conviction (Immediate Action)

84 – F.R. Future Proof Filings Completed

85 – Out-of-State Conviction (No Points Assigned)

87 – Out-of-State Conviction (Points Assigned)

89 – Out-of-State Withdrawal

91 – Convictions of Drivers Under Age 15 at Time of Arrest

93 – Immediate Action Conviction-Bond Forfeiture (No Points Assigned)

94 – Immediate Action Conviction (No Points Assigned)

95 – Conviction-Bond Forfeiture (No Points Assigned)

96 – Conviction (No Points Assigned)

97 – Conviction-Bond Forfeiture (Points Assigned)

99 – Conviction (Points Assigned)

AV – Failure to Pay Abandoned Vehicle Fines

CC – Certificate of Completion-Drivers Education

DN – Denial of License or Permit

DQ – Disqualification

EZ – Extension of Zero Tolerance Suspension

FE – Safety & Responsibility Fee Status Item

FP – Failure to Pay Court Imposed Fine/Penalty

FR – Family Financial Responsibility Suspension

IV – Invalidation of License or Permit

MC – Mandatory Insurance Conviction Suspension

NP – License Issued Valid Without Photo and/or Signature

OS – Out of Service

SC – Supervision Conviction (When Offense Committed in a CMV)

SD – Start/End Date of 3-Yr Period

SR – Sworn Report

ZT – Zero Tolerance Suspension