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625 ILCS 5/18c-4701
(625 ILCS 5/18c-4701)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18c-4701)
Insignia on vehicles.
(1) General requirements to be prescribed by Commission. Except as
otherwise provided in this Section, no intrastate
carrier shall operate any motor vehicle upon the
public roads of this State unless there is painted or affixed to
both sides of the cab or power unit, in accordance with such specifications as
the Commission may prescribe, the trade name of the carrier as it
appears on the carrier's license or the carrier's recognized
logo, together with the license and registration number of the
carrier. Likewise, no interstate carrier shall operate any motor
vehicle upon the public roads of this State unless there is
painted or affixed to both sides of the cab or power unit, in accordance with
such specifications as the Commission may prescribe, the
registration or authority number of the carrier. However, except for a household goods carrier, an interstate carrier operating intrastate may operate a motor vehicle upon the public roads of this State without the intrastate authority number of the carrier painted or affixed to any side of the cab or power unit.
(2) Use of ICC-prescribed identification. Identifying information
prescribed by the Interstate Commerce Commission may be used in
satisfaction of requirements established under this Section, including
special orders granting a petition for waiver of Sections 1057.22(a) and
1057.22(c)(2) and (4), as they relate to equipment receipts, of the Lease
and Interchange of Vehicle Regulations (49 CFR 1057), in lieu of
numbers or symbols prescribed by the Commission.
(3) Identification of Trip Lessees. Notwithstanding any other
provision of this Section to the contrary, a motor vehicle trip leased in
accordance with this Chapter, Commission regulations and orders shall not
be required to bear the name and license number of the lessee if:
(a) the motor vehicle bears the name and license or
registration number of the lessor in accordance with subsection (1) of this Section, Commission regulations and orders;
(b) the lessor and lessee are commonly-owned; and
(c) the vehicle carries a photocopy of a letter
signed by the lessor, on file with the Commission, stating that the lessor and lessee are commonly-owned.
(4) Rules not superseded. The authority of the Illinois Commerce
Commission to regulate the identification of motor vehicles of intrastate
and interstate carriers, engaged in the transportation of hazardous
materials, shall not supersede or replace the rules and regulations of the
Illinois Department of Transportation and Federal Motor Carrier Safety
regulations Part 390.21, as relates now or hereafter to the markings and
identification of such vehicles.
(5) Identification on vehicles under 9,000 pounds gross vehicle weight
(GVW). Vehicles with a gross vehicle weight (GVW) less than 9,000 pounds
may, in lieu of identification required under subsection (1) of this
Section display the trade name of the carrier as it appears on the
carrier's license or the carrier's recognized logo, together with the
license and registration number of the carrier in such manner as to be
clearly legible and visible from both sides of the vehicle at a distance of
25 feet, when the vehicle is not in motion, and in accordance with such
specifications as the Commission may prescribe.
(Source: P.A. 100-369, eff. 8-25-17.)