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(20 ILCS 2705/2705-210)
(was 20 ILCS 2705/49.15)
Traffic control and prevention of accidents.
has the power to develop, consolidate, and coordinate effective
and activities for the advancement of driver education, for the
facilitation of the movement of motor vehicle traffic, and for the
protection and conservation of life and property on the streets and
highways of this State and to advise, recommend, and consult with the
several departments, divisions, boards, commissions, and other agencies
of this State in regard to those programs and activities. The
Department has the power to aid and
assist the counties, cities, towns, and other political subdivisions of
this State in the control of traffic and the prevention of traffic
accidents. That aid and assistance to counties, cities, towns,
political subdivisions of this State shall include assistance with regard
to planning, traffic flow, light synchronizing, preferential lanes for
and carpool parking allocations.
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)