(625 ILCS 5/12-610)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-610)
(a) Except as provided
under Section 11-1403.3, no driver of a motor vehicle on
the highways of this State shall wear headset receivers while driving.
(b) This Section does not prohibit the use of a headset type
receiving equipment used exclusively for safety or traffic engineering
studies, by law enforcement personnel on duty, or emergency
medical services and fire service personnel.
(c) This Section does not prohibit the use of any single sided headset
type receiving and transmitting equipment designed to be used in or on one
ear which is used exclusively for providing two-way radio vocal
communications by an individual in possession of a current and valid novice
class or higher amateur radio license issued by the Federal Communications
Commission and an amateur radio operator special registration plate issued
under Section 3-607 of this Code.
(d) This Section does not prohibit the use of a single-sided headset or
a cellular or other mobile telephone.
(Source: P.A. 92-152, eff. 7-25-01.)