Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a driver's license may not be issued to a person under 18 years of age. Provides that an instruction permit may not be issued to a person under the age of 17 years. Increases from 16 to 18 years the minimum age for issuance of a restricted driving permit or a family financial responsibility driving permit. Makes corresponding changes in other provisions. Provides that the increases in the driving age do not invalidate any license or permit that was previously issued to a person under 18 years of age if the person complies, until his or her 18th birthday, with all requirements that previously applied to drivers under 18 years of age.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that any unemancipated minor's application for a graduated driver's license must be accompanied by the written consent of a parent or guardian, regardless of whether the required consent accompanied the minor's previous application for an instruction permit. Provides that a parent or guardian must certify that an unemancipated minor has received 50 (rather than 25) hours of behind-the-wheel instruction, at least 10 hours of which must have been at night, in order for the minor to receive a graduated driver's license.