Drivers License

The Secretary of State's office in the Thompson Center. (Credit: Steve Miller)

DMV Computers Back Online After Day-Long Outage

If you were planning to get a driver’s license, license plate sticker, or state ID card on Wednesday, you’re out of luck for now.


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Lawmakers Weigh Measure Giving Four-Time DUI Convicts Another Chance

Two of Illinois’ strongest allies in fighting drunken driving were somewhat in disagreement a proposal to give drivers with four drunk driving convictions a chance go get their license back.

WBBM Newsradio–02/20/2014

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Governor Signs Three New Traffic Safety Laws

One law, dubbed “Kelsey’s Law,” was inspired by an accident in which Minooka teenager Kelsey Little was seriously injured when she was struck by a teen driver who was driving without a learner’s permit.

WBBM Newsradio–08/06/2013

A sample temporary visitor driver's license. (Credit: Illinois Secretary of State's Officer)

Quinn Signs Driver’s License Law For Immigrants

Governor Quinn has signed a new law that allows undocumented immigrants the right to obtain a drivers license.


State Senate Panel OKs Licenses For Illegal Immigrants

The Senate Executive Committee voted 12-2 to advance the plan.


Lawmakers Question Plan For Illegal Immigrant Driver’s Licenses

Some Illinois lawmakers are pushing back against a proposal to provide driver’s licenses for illegal immigrants.


Car Keys And Beer (CBS/AP Photo)

After 15 DUIs, Losing His License 4 Times, Elgin Man Still Driving

When an Elgin man and his passenger saw a white Econoline van wandering all over the roadway as they drove along I-90 toward Elgin on Oct. 20, they figured the person behind the wheel must be drunk and dangerous.


Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Good Drivers To Get License At Renewal Time, Not Sticker

Stickers are out–and new licenses are in–for safe drivers in Illinois.

WBBM Newsradio–09/15/2011

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License Branch Worker Charged In ID Theft Scheme

A 22-year employee of the Illinois Secretary of State’s office has been charged with conspiracy to commit identity theft.