The State of Illinois estimates that there are between 15 and 18 percent of Illinois drivers out there driving without car insurance. Since we have an estimated 8.5 million drivers in our state, that means there are around 1.5 million people driving uninsured.
I know, I write about scams going around and through Rockford and the Rockford area quite a bit. The reason is pretty simple. I'm outraged by what scammers are doing to senior citizens, people who are barely getting by, young people, and families.
At the end of last week, Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White issued a warning to Illinoisans about two scams that have the same goal of defrauding people of their hard-earned money and stealing their personal information.
It's perfectly understandable that you may have forgotten about Illinois' REAL ID while dealing with a more than a year of pandemic-related issues. I'm just here to remind you that Federal enforcement of REAL ID begins for commercial domestic air travel in just six months.