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VEHICLES625 ILCS 5/11-1413
(625 ILCS 5/) Illinois Vehicle Code.
(625 ILCS 5/11-1413)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1413)
Depositing material on highway prohibited.
(a) No person shall throw, spill or deposit upon any highway any bottle,
glass, nails, tacks, wire, cans, or any litter (as defined in Section 3 of
the Litter Control Act).
(b) Any person who violates subsection (a) upon any highway shall
immediately remove such material or cause it to be removed.
(c) Any person removing a wrecked or damaged vehicle from a highway
shall remove any glass or other debris, except any hazardous substance as
defined in Section 3.215 of the Environmental Protection Act,
hazardous waste as defined in Section 3.220 of the Environmental
Protection Act, and potentially infectious medical waste as defined in Section
3.360 of the Environmental Protection Act, dropped upon the
highway from such vehicle.
(Source: P.A. 92-574, eff. 6-26-02.)
625 ILCS 5/11-1414
(625 ILCS 5/11-1414)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1414)
Approaching, overtaking, and passing school bus.
(a) The driver of a vehicle shall stop such vehicle before meeting or
overtaking, from either direction, any school bus stopped on a highway, roadway, private road, parking lot, school property, or at any other location, including, without limitation, a location that is not a highway or roadway for
the purpose of receiving or discharging pupils. Such stop is required before
reaching the school bus when there is in operation on the school
bus the visual signals as specified in Sections 12-803 and 12-805 of this
Code. The driver of the vehicle shall not proceed until the
school bus resumes motion or the driver of the vehicle is signaled by the
school bus driver to proceed or the visual signals are no longer actuated.
(b) The stop signal arm required by Section 12-803 of this Code shall
be extended after the school bus has come to a complete stop for the purpose of
loading or discharging pupils and shall be closed before the school bus
is placed in motion again. The stop signal arm shall
not be extended at any other time.
(c) The alternately flashing red signal lamps of an
8-lamp flashing signal system required by Section 12-805 of this Code
shall be actuated after the school bus has come to a complete stop for the
loading or discharging pupils and shall be turned off before
the school bus is placed in motion again. The red signal
lamps shall not be actuated at any other time
except as provided in paragraph (d) of this Section.
(d) The alternately flashing amber signal lamps of an 8-lamp
flashing signal system required by Section 12-805 of this
Code shall be actuated continuously during not less than the last 100
feet traveled by the school bus before stopping for the purpose of loading
or discharging pupils within an urban area and during not less than
the last 200 feet traveled by the school
bus outside an urban area. The amber signal lamps shall remain actuated
until the school
bus is stopped. The amber signal lamps shall not be actuated at any other time.
(d-5) The alternately flashing head lamps permitted by Section 12-805 of
this Code may be operated while the alternately flashing red or amber signal
lamps required by that Section are actuated.
(e) The driver of a vehicle upon a highway having 4 or more lanes which
permits at least 2 lanes of traffic to travel in opposite directions need not
stop such vehicle upon meeting a school bus which is stopped in the opposing
roadway; and need not stop such vehicle when driving upon a controlled access
highway when passing a school bus traveling in either direction that is stopped
in a loading zone
adjacent to the surfaced or improved part of the controlled access
highway where pedestrians are not permitted to cross.
(f) Beginning with the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1985,
the Secretary of State shall suspend for a period of 3 months
privileges of any person convicted of a violation of subsection (a) of this
Section or a similar provision of a local ordinance; the Secretary shall
suspend for a period of one year the driving privileges of any person convicted
of a second or subsequent violation of subsection (a) of this Section or a
similar provision of a local ordinance if the second or subsequent violation
occurs within 5 years of a prior conviction for the same offense. In addition
to the suspensions authorized by this Section, any person convicted of
violating this Section or a similar provision of a local ordinance
shall be subject to a mandatory fine of $150 or, upon a second or subsequent
The Secretary may also grant, for the duration of any
suspension issued under this subsection, a restricted driving permit
granting the privilege of driving a motor vehicle between the driver's
residence and place of employment or within other proper limits that the
Secretary of State shall find necessary to avoid any undue hardship. A
restricted driving permit issued hereunder shall be subject to
cancellation, revocation and suspension by the Secretary of State in like
manner and for like cause as a driver's license may be cancelled, revoked
or suspended; except that a conviction upon one or more offenses against
laws or ordinances regulating the movement of traffic shall be deemed
sufficient cause for the revocation, suspension or cancellation of the
restricted driving permit. The Secretary of State may, as a condition to
the issuance of a restricted driving permit, require the applicant to
participate in a designated driver remedial or rehabilitative program. Any
conviction for a violation of this subsection shall be included as an
offense for the purposes of determining suspension action under any other
provision of this Code, provided however, that the penalties provided under
this subsection shall be imposed unless those penalties imposed under other
applicable provisions are greater.
The owner of any vehicle alleged to have violated paragraph (a) of this
Section shall, upon appropriate demand by the State's Attorney or other
designated person acting in response to a signed complaint, provide
a written statement or deposition identifying the operator of the vehicle
if such operator was not the owner at the time of the alleged violation.
Failure to supply such information shall result in the suspension of the vehicle registration of the vehicle for a period of 3 months. In the event the owner has assigned control for the use
of the vehicle to another, the person to whom control was assigned shall
comply with the provisions of this paragraph and be subject to the same
penalties as herein provided.
(Source: P.A. 99-740, eff. 1-1-17
625 ILCS 5/11-1414.1
(625 ILCS 5/11-1414.1)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1414.1)
School transportation of students.
(a) Every student enrolled in grade 12 or below in any entity listed in subsection (a) of Section 1-182 of this Code must be transported in a school bus or a vehicle described in subdivision (1) or (2) of subsection (b) of Section 1-182 of this Code for any curriculum-related school activity, except a student in any of grades 9 through 12 or a student in any of grades K through 12 with an Individualized Education Plan (IEP) with a staff to student ratio of 1 to 5, and attending Acacia Academy, Alexander Leigh, Marklund, Helping Hands Center, Connections Organization, Soaring Eagle Academy, or New Horizon Academy may be transported in a multi-function school activity bus (MFSAB) as defined in Section 1-148.3a-5 of this Code for any curriculum-related activity except for transportation on regular bus routes from home to school or from school to home, subject to the following conditions:
(i) A MFSAB may not be used to transport students
under this Section unless the driver holds a valid school bus driver permit.
(ii) The use of a MFSAB under this Section is subject
to the requirements of Sections 6-106.11, 6-106.12, 12-707.01, 13-101, and 13-109 of this Code.
"Curriculum-related school activity" as used in this subsection (a) includes transportation from home to school or from school to home, tripper or shuttle service between school attendance centers, transportation to a vocational or career center or other trade-skill development site or a regional safe school or other school-sponsored alternative learning program, or a trip that is directly related to the regular curriculum of a student for which he or she earns credit.
(b) Every student enrolled in grade 12 or below in any entity listed in subsection (a) of Section 1-182 of this Code who is transported in a vehicle that is being operated by or for a public or private primary or secondary school, including any primary or secondary school operated by a religious institution, for an interscholastic, interscholastic-athletic, or school-sponsored, noncurriculum-related activity that (i) does not require student participation as part of the educational services of the entity and (ii) is not associated with the students' regular class-for-credit schedule shall transport students only in a school bus or vehicle described in subsection (b) of Section 1-182 of this Code. This subsection (b) does not apply to any second division vehicle used by an entity listed in subsection (a) of Section 1-182 of this Code for a parade, homecoming, or a similar noncurriculum-related school activity.
(Source: P.A. 99-888, eff. 1-1-17; 100-667, eff. 1-1-19
625 ILCS 5/11-1415
(625 ILCS 5/11-1415)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1415)
School buses stopping, loading
and discharging passengers on one-way roadways on highways having 4
or more lanes. (a) A school bus traveling on a one-way roadway
or a highway having 4 or more lanes for vehicular traffic shall stop for
the loading or discharging of passengers only on the right side of the
highway. If the highway has 4 or more lanes and permits traffic to operate
in both directions, the school bus shall load or discharge only those
passengers whose residences are located
to the right of the highway.
The routes of school buses shall be so arranged that no child shall be
required to cross a highway of 4 or more lanes
to board a school bus or to reach such child's residence after
leaving the school bus. A school child in an urban area shall cross
a highway only at a crossing for pedestrians, except as provided in paragraph
(b) of this Section.
(b) With respect to school children crossing a highway at other than
a pedestrian crossing, this Section shall not apply when children are
escorted or controlled by competent persons designated by the school
authorities or by police officers.
(Source: P.A. 83-905.)
625 ILCS 5/11-1416
(625 ILCS 5/11-1416)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1416)
Obstructing person in highways.
No person shall wilfully and unnecessarily hinder, obstruct
or delay, or wilfully and unnecessarily attempt to delay,
hinder or obstruct any other person in lawfully driving or traveling
along or upon any highway within this State or offer for
barter or sale merchandise on said highway so as to interfere with the
effective movement of traffic.
(Source: P.A. 80-911.)
625 ILCS 5/11-1417
(625 ILCS 5/11-1417)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1417)
It shall be unlawful for any person to drive or cause to be driven a
vehicle of any description in or upon any portion of the highway
immediately after the same has been dragged and before such portion of the
highway shall have partially dried out or frozen; provided, that nothing in
this Section shall apply in those instances where it is impossible to drive
with safety at one side of said dragged portion of the road, or where a
vehicle does not make a rut on such dragged portion of the road, injurious
to the work accomplished by use of the road drag or where a vehicle does
not make a rut nearer than nine (9) feet from the center of the dragged
portion of the road.
(Source: P.A. 76-1586.)
625 ILCS 5/11-1418
(625 ILCS 5/11-1418)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1418)
Farm tractor operation regulated.
No person shall operate a farm tractor on a highway unless the
is being used as an implement of husbandry in connection with farming
For the purpose of this Section, use of a farm tractor as an implement
of husbandry in connection with farming operations shall be deemed to
include use of the tractor in connection with the transportation
agricultural products and of farm machinery, equipment and supplies as well
as transportation of the implement of husbandry from its place of purchase to
of storage, in connection with the obtaining of
repairs of the implement of husbandry, and the towing of a
truck not more than 8,000
pounds for use as return transportation after the tractor is left at the
place of work or repair.
(Source: P.A. 87-1028.)