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(625 ILCS 5/11-1007)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1007)
Pedestrians walking on highways.
(a) Except as provided in subsection (e), where a sidewalk is
provided and its use is practicable, it shall be unlawful for any pedestrian to walk
along and upon an adjacent roadway.
(b) Except as provided in subsection (e), where a sidewalk is not available, any pedestrian walking along and upon
a highway shall walk only on a shoulder, as far as practicable from the edge of
(c) Except as provided in subsection (e), where neither a sidewalk nor a shoulder is available, any pedestrian
walking along and upon a highway shall walk as near as practicable to an outside
edge of a roadway, and, if on a two-way roadway, shall walk only on the left side
of the roadway.
(d) Except as otherwise provided in this Chapter, any pedestrian upon
a roadway shall yield the right-of-way to all vehicles upon the roadway.
(e) In municipalities with a population of under 2,000,000 inhabitants, upon highways where the maximum posted speed limit is 45 miles per hour or less, and during the period from sunrise to sunset, a pedestrian who is 18 years of age or older and wearing in-line speed skates may travel upon the roadway as near as practicable to an outside edge of the roadway. Pedestrians wearing in-line speed skates upon a roadway may not impede or obstruct other vehicular traffic. Pedestrians wearing in-line speed skates shall be subject to all other rights and duties under this Article X. Nothing in this Code shall be construed to prevent a pedestrian wearing in-line speed skates from using a lane designated for bicycles.
(Source: P.A. 97-1023, eff. 1-1-13.)