Springfield, Illinois (WTVO) — A new Illinois bill will allow residents to carry digital driver licenses.
of SpecificationIt was introduced in January by Congressman Kam Buckner.
It also says residents cannot get tickets if they park their car without a physical driver’s license, as long as they have a digital driver’s license.
At least a dozen states have already tested or started the practice, Buckner said. wagon.
“I pull out my phone and have all the information right there,” says Buckner. “[I]embraced this idea that Illinois could go back to her 21st century again, and the ability to use disposable tech tools to make things easier.”
Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias supports the idea, but as an accompaniment to a physical license.
“[The]goal is to modernize the Secretary of State’s office in a way that allows for the injection of new technology to better serve our customers,” Giannoulias said.
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