(625 ILCS 5/18c-4601) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18c-4601)
    Sec. 18c-4601. Cab Card and Identifier to be Carried and Displayed in Each Vehicle.
    (1) General Provisions.
    (a) Carrying Requirement. Each motor vehicle used in for-hire transportation upon the public roads of this State shall carry a current cab card together with an identifier issued by or under authority of the Commission. If the carrier is an intrastate motor carrier of property, the prescribed intrastate cab card and identifier shall be required; if the carrier is an interstate motor carrier of property, the prescribed interstate cab card and identifier shall be required.
    (b) Execution and Presentation Requirement. Such cab card shall be properly executed by the carrier. The cab card, with an identifier affixed or printed thereon, shall be carried in the vehicle for which it was executed. The cab card and identifier shall be presented upon request to any authorized employee of the Commission or the State Police or Secretary of State.
    (c) Deadlines for Execution, Carrying, and Presentation. Cab cards and identifiers shall be executed, carried, and presented no earlier than December 1 of the calendar year preceding the calendar year for which fees are owing, and no later than February 1 of the calendar year for which fees are owing, unless otherwise provided in Commission regulations and orders.
    (2) Interstate Compensated Intercorporate Hauling and Single-Source Leasing. The provisions of subsection (1) of this Section apply to motor vehicles used in interstate compensated intercorporate hauling or which are leased, with drivers, to private carriers for use in interstate commerce, as well as to other motor vehicles used in for-hire transportation upon the public roads of this State. However, the Commission may:
    (a) Exempt such carriers from the requirements of this Article;
    (b) Subject any exemption to such reasonable terms and conditions as the Commission deems necessary to effectuate the purposes of this Chapter; and
    (c) Revoke any exemption granted hereunder if it deems revocation necessary to effectuate the purposes of this Chapter.
(Source: P.A. 85-553.)