You'd think that this would be an easily answered question. If my plate, or plates were stolen, I'd probably think of myself as being the victim in that scenario. However, an Aurora man found out that things sometimes are just not that clear-cut.
Isn't it nice when you have an extremely long list of things that you need to get done and somebody tells you to go ahead and scratch an item off of your list because they're going to go ahead and give you some extra time?
If you recall, the original, pre-pandemic deadline for the move to REAL ID was October 21, 2020. Then, COVID-19 came along and threw a monkey-wrench into things. So, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) pushed things back one year to October 21, 2021 to give people time to get things together while dealing with the pandemic.
Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White knows that there's nothing that Illinois residents enjoy more than spending some time waiting in line at Illinois driver's license facilities, but he'd like you to reconsider your next trip there.
The State of Illinois estimates that there are between 15 and 18 percent of Illinois drivers out there driving without car insurance. Since we have an estimated 8.5 million drivers in our state, that means there are around 1.5 million people driving uninsured.