2014 readers choice results
Article posted: 11/10/2013 5:00 AM

Ensuring car insurance is the real issue

  • Article
text size: AAA

While there are many other reasons that I am opposed to granting driver's licenses to undocumented immigrants, the requirement that they will have to get insurance is good. This should be a requirement for all drivers, but when was the last time you were asked to provide proof of insurance when renewing either your driver's license or license plates? If that were the case there would be no need for "uninsured motorist" coverage on our automobile insurance policies. Even if it were enforced, what system is in place to prevent someone from canceling the policy after obtaining a driver's license?

There should be a mandatory requirement that any company selling automobile insurance in Illinois notify the secretary of state when someone cancels a policy. Unfortunately, like many other mandated laws the state legislature passes, they fail to put any means in place to enforce them!


Ed Richter


Comments ()
We are now using Facebook comments to offer a more inclusive, social and constructive discussion. Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.

This article filed under

Latest Video


Most Commented
Top Jobs

    View all Top Jobs Place a job ad



    • Newspaper next section - Newspaper next section Report card checker - report card checker
    • Dh innovation award 2 - Dh innovation award 2 Zillow /real estate page
    • Discuss refer On Guard series
    • Newspaper archives -- Monday or anyday Mike North



    Connect with a business or service in your area fast. First select a town, then enter a search term or choose one of the listed popular searches:

    Don't see your town listed? Visit our full directory to begin your search.