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(625 ILCS 5/1-217)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 1-217)
Every device, in, upon or by which any person or
property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway or requiring a
certificate of title under Section 3-101(d) of this Code, except
moved by human power, devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or
tracks and snowmobiles as defined in the Snowmobile Registration and
For the purposes of this Code, unless otherwise prescribed, a device
shall be considered to be a vehicle until such time it either comes within
the definition of a junk vehicle, as defined under this Code, or a junking
certificate is issued for it.
For this Code, vehicles are divided into 2 divisions:
First Division: Those motor vehicles which are designed for the carrying
of not more than 10 persons.
Second Division: Those vehicles which are designed for carrying more than
10 persons, those designed or used for living quarters and those vehicles
which are designed for pulling or carrying property, freight or cargo,
those motor vehicles of the First Division remodelled for use and used as
motor vehicles of the Second Division, and those motor vehicles of the
First Division used and registered as school buses.
(Source: P.A. 92-812, eff. 8-21-02.)