In Illinois, Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill that was a long time overdue. Now when people are accused of traffic offenses, they will be able to keep their driver’s licenses. Previously, they had to give their driver’s license to the officer until the appeared in court and paid the fine. This came as a major inconvenience to residents who were traveling or needed their ID when processing credit cards at stores. Police will still have the ability to suspend someone’s license if they do not pay their fine.
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