(625 ILCS 5/15-109)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 15-109)
Spilling loads on highways prohibited.
(a) No vehicle shall be driven or moved on any highway unless such
vehicle is so constructed or loaded as to prevent any of its load from
dropping, shifting, leaking or otherwise escaping therefrom, except that
sand may be dropped for the purpose of securing traction, or water or other
substance may be sprinkled on a roadway in cleaning or maintaining such
(b) No person shall operate on any highway any vehicle with any load
unless said load and any covering thereon is securely fastened so as to
prevent said covering or load from becoming loose, detached, or in any
manner a hazard to other users of the highway.
(c) The Department shall adopt such rules and regulations it deems appropriate
which require the securing of steel rolls and other objects on flatbed trucks
so as to prevent injury to users of highways and damage to property. Any
person who operates a flatbed truck on any highway in violation of the rules
and regulations promulgated by the Department under this subsection shall
be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 82-231.)