Driver Ed Info Center

  • What to bring to the DMV:

    •     Licensing Procedure Information
    (click here for checklist)


    New Illinois Driving Laws


        Secretary of State website explaining full program for obtaining a graduated driver license; lists most current changes in laws affecting young drivers.


    •     Effective January 1, 2008 - New GDL Laws
        Summary of Teen Driver Safety Legislation (Senate Bill 172)


    •     Effective July 1, 2007 - "School Truant & License Sanctions"
        Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code and School Code.  Provides, with certain exceptions, for the cancellation of or refusal to issue a driver's license or permit for failure of an unmarried person under 18 years of age to maintain school attendance.


    •     Effective July 22, 2006 - "Hours Behind the Wheel"
        Provides that a parent or guardian must certify that an un-emancipated minor has received 50 hours of behind-the-wheel instruction, at least 10 hours of which must have been at night, in order for the minor to receive a graduated driver's license.  Effective immediately.


    •     Effective January 1, 2006 - "Safety Belts"
        Each driver under the age of 18 years and each of the driver's passengers under the age of 19 years (increased from  18) shall wear a safety belt.


        All Certificates of Completion (Blue Slips) will be issued and conducted online.  (Have your permit number ready in order to determine if you are ready for licensing.