Illinois Driver's Ed Law Influenced by Goes into Effect Jan. 1

Photo Courtesy of Chicago Tribune

In 2011, and the Chicago Tribune teamed up to investigate the safety of cars driven by Chicago-area teens in driver’s education programs. The report unveiled vehicles with sub-par safety ratings and virtually no regulation for what students drive while learning the rules of the road. State Sen. Susan Garrett took notice and sponsored a new law that sets standards for vehicles used in Illinois’ driver’s ed programs.
The new law goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2013, and you can click below to see a recap of the investigation as well as the new requirements for schools and driver’s education programs.   
Illinois Passes Stricter Driver Ed Rules After Investigation
It's 10 a.m.: Do You Know What Car Your Kid is Driving? 

By Joe Bruzek | December 31, 2012 | Comments (0)


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