What is the Illinois Mandatory Insurance Law?

Illinois mandatory insurance law is one of the most significant consumer protection measure books. You must always carry your insurance card in your vehicle and show it upon request of a Law Enforcement officer. Your insurance company will send you an insurance card, usually when your insurance policy is issued or renewed.

Vehicle Affected

Liability insurance is required for all vehicles that must display license plates and are being driven, including cars, vans, motorcycles, recreational vehicles, trucks and buses. Trailers are not required to have liability insurance. If you have additional questions about Illinois Mandatory Insurance Law you may contact:

Office of the Secretary of State
Mandatory Insurance Division
429 Howlett Building
Springfield, IL 62756-7000
Phone: 217-524-4946
Cyber Drive Illinois Website

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