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    Driver's License Question

    So, I moved to Illinois about 2.5 years ago and I still haven't gotten an Illinois DL. In Illinois its required to get an IL DL within 90 days of moving here. I'm way over the 90 day mark. I plan on going to take the written test and finally get my license in the next couple of weeks after I get my birth certificate, etc.

    My question is: If I happen to get pulled over between now and then, is there any way the police officer will know that I've lived over here that long without getting my DL? I realize I probably should have asked this question a long time ago. Actually, I shouldn't have been a lazy *** and just gotten an IL DL about 2.5 years ago when I first moved here. I'm just hoping I don't get pulled over between now and then... *knock on wood*


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    EDIT: I'm an idiot. Of course he would know, my car has been registered over here for about 2 years. Nevermind. ****.


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    Not to mention the fact that you totally just jinxed yourself. Tough break.


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    Just play the, I had no ******* idea card.

    I got pulled over(in Iowa granted) and he asked if I still lived in Creston. Said no moved to Waterloo a few years ago and he said I should go get a new license ASAP for whatever reason he said. Pretty different, but I didn't get in any trouble for that, just not wearing a seatbelt.


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    Just play stupid.


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    Quote Originally Posted by whirlybirds View Post
    Just play stupid.
    A.k.a. Be yourself.



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    Quote Originally Posted by RustShack View Post
    Just play the, I had no ******* idea card.

    I got pulled over(in Iowa granted) and he asked if I still lived in Creston. Said no moved to Waterloo a few years ago and he said I should go get a new license ASAP for whatever reason he said. Pretty different, but I didn't get in any trouble for that, just not wearing a seatbelt.
    Quote Originally Posted by whirlybirds View Post
    Just play stupid.
    That's my plan if I get pulled over. *knock on wood* again.


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    Quote Originally Posted by BCClone View Post
    A.k.a. Be yourself.


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    Don't they give you a list of do's and don'ts when you get out of Shawshank? Car insurance?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    So, I moved to Illinois about 2.5 years ago and I still haven't gotten an Illinois DL. In Illinois its required to get an IL DL within 90 days of moving here. I'm way over the 90 day mark. I plan on going to take the written test and finally get my license in the next couple of weeks after I get my birth certificate, etc.

    My question is: If I happen to get pulled over between now and then, is there any way the police officer will know that I've lived over here that long without getting my DL? I realize I probably should have asked this question a long time ago. Actually, I shouldn't have been a lazy *** and just gotten an IL DL about 2.5 years ago when I first moved here. I'm just hoping I don't get pulled over between now and then... *knock on wood*


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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    So, I moved to Illinois about 2.5 years ago and I still haven't gotten an Illinois DL. In Illinois its required to get an IL DL within 90 days of moving here. I'm way over the 90 day mark. I plan on going to take the written testand finally get my license in the next couple of weeks after I get my birth certificate, etc.
    Why do you need your birth certificate? I've gone state to state before and never needed anything other than my driver's license from the old state. Do you really need a birth certificate to get a license in Illinois if you already have one from another state?



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    Quote Originally Posted by ricochet View Post
    Why do you need your birth certificate? I've gone state to state before and never needed anything other than my driver's license from the old state. Do you really need a birth certificate to get a license in Illinois if you already have one from another state?
    Yes. I called today to confirm. Along with my Soc Security Card and 2 pieces of mail with my current address. Its BS.


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    Quote Originally Posted by kilgore_trout View Post
    Don't they give you a list of do's and don'ts when you get out of Shawshank? Car insurance?
    Probably, but I never read those things.


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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    Yes. I called today to confirm. Along with my Soc Security Card and 2 pieces of mail with my current address. Its BS.
    Wow, remind me never to move to Illinois.



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    Quote Originally Posted by ricochet View Post
    Wow, remind me never to move to Illinois.
    Ricochet - Remember to not move to Illinois.



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    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedave25 View Post
    Yes. I called today to confirm. Along with my Soc Security Card and 2 pieces of mail with my current address. Its BS.
    I needed my social security card and birth certificate to get my Texas license.



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