A new year and a new law for new drivers in Illinois. Now 16 and 17 year olds can sign up to become organ donors. Secretary of State Jesse White approves of the law allowing teen drivers to sign up – the law used to say you had to be 18. White says this move will allow for more people to give and be given the gift of life.
More than 4,000 people in Illinois are currently waiting for a transplant.