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VEHICLES
(625 ILCS 5/) Illinois Vehicle Code.

625 ILCS 5/18b-104

    (625 ILCS 5/18b-104) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18b-104)
    Sec. 18b-104. Cooperation with State Agencies - Records and Data - Availability. The Department shall cooperate with other State agencies regulating transportation by motor vehicles and may enter into interagency agreements for the purpose of sharing data. The Department shall enter into an interagency agreement with the Illinois State Police for the purpose of enforcing any provisions of this Chapter and the rules and regulations issued under this Chapter.
(Source: P.A. 86-611.)

625 ILCS 5/18b-105

    (625 ILCS 5/18b-105) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18b-105)
    Sec. 18b-105. Rules and Regulations.
    (a) The Department is authorized to make and adopt reasonable rules and regulations and orders consistent with law necessary to carry out the provisions of this Chapter.
    (b) The following parts of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations, as now in effect, are hereby adopted by reference as though they were set out in full:
    Part 40 - Procedures For Transportation Workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing Programs;
    Part 380 - Special Training Requirements;
    Part 382 - Controlled Substances and Alcohol Use and Testing;
    Part 383 - Commercial Driver's License Standards, Requirements, and Penalties;
    Part 385 - Safety Fitness Procedures;
    Part 386 Appendix B - Penalty Schedule; Violations and Maximum Monetary Penalties;
    Part 387 - Minimum Levels of Financial Responsibility for Motor Carriers;
    Part 390 - Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations: General;
    Part 391 - Qualifications of Drivers;
    Part 392 - Driving of Motor Vehicles;
    Part 393 - Parts and Accessories Necessary for Safe Operation;
    Part 395 - Hours of Service of Drivers, except as provided in Section 18b-106.1;
    Part 396 - Inspection, Repair and Maintenance; and
    Part 397 - Transportation of hazardous materials; Driving and Parking Rules.
    (b-5) Individuals who meet the requirements set forth in the definition of "medical examiner" in Section 390.5 of Part 390 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations may act as medical examiners in accordance with Part 391 of Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
    (c) The following parts and Sections of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations shall not apply to those intrastate carriers, drivers or vehicles subject to subsection (b).
        (1) Section 393.93 of Part 393 for those vehicles
    
manufactured before June 30, 1972.
        (2) Section 393.86 of Part 393 for those vehicles
    
registered as farm trucks under subsection (c) of Section 3-815 of this Code.
        (3) (Blank).
        (4) (Blank).
        (5) Paragraph (b)(1) of Section 391.11 of Part 391.
        (6) All of Part 395 for all agricultural operations
    
as defined in Section 18b-101 of this Chapter at any time of the year and all farm to market agricultural transportation as defined in Chapter 1 and for grain hauling operations within a radius of 200 air miles of the normal work reporting location.
        (7) Paragraphs (b)(3) (insulin dependent diabetic)
    
and (b)(10) (minimum visual acuity) of Section 391.41 of part 391, but only for any driver who immediately prior to July 29, 1986 was eligible and licensed to operate a motor vehicle subject to this Section and was engaged in operating such vehicles, and who was disqualified on July 29, 1986 by the adoption of Part 391 by reason of the application of paragraphs (b)(3) and (b)(10) of Section 391.41 with respect to a physical condition existing at that time unless such driver has a record of accidents which would indicate a lack of ability to operate a motor vehicle in a safe manner.
    (d) Intrastate carriers subject to the recording provisions of Section 395.8 of Part 395 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations shall be exempt as established under paragraph (1) of Section 395.8; provided, however, for the purpose of this Code, drivers shall operate within a 150 air-mile radius of the normal work reporting location to qualify for exempt status.
    (e) Regulations adopted by the Department subsequent to those adopted under subsection (b) hereof shall be identical in substance to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations of the United States Department of Transportation and adopted in accordance with the procedures for rulemaking in Section 5-35 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.
(Source: P.A. eff. 1-1-02; eff. 1-1-02; 94-519, eff. 8-10-05; 94-739, eff. 5-5-06.)

625 ILCS 5/18b-106

    (625 ILCS 5/18b-106) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18b-106)
    Sec. 18b-106. Application of Chapter and Regulations. Except as expressly specified within this Chapter, this Chapter and the rules and regulations issued under this Chapter shall be applicable to all persons employing drivers, drivers and commercial motor vehicles which transport property or passengers in interstate or intrastate commerce.
(Source: P.A. 86-611; 87-829.)

625 ILCS 5/18b-106.1

    (625 ILCS 5/18b-106.1)
    Sec. 18b-106.1. Hours of service of drivers employed by contract carriers transporting employees in the course of their employment. A contract carrier shall limit the hours of service by a driver transporting employees in the course of their employment on a road or highway of this State in a vehicle designed to carry 15 or fewer passengers to 12 hours of vehicle operation per day, 15 hours of on-duty service per day, and 70 hours of on-duty service in 7 consecutive days. The contract carrier shall require a driver who has 12 hours of vehicle operation per day or 15 hours of on-duty service per day to have at least 8 consecutive hours off duty before operating a vehicle again.
(Source: P.A. 92-108, eff. 1-1-02.)

625 ILCS 5/18b-106.2

    (625 ILCS 5/18b-106.2)
    Sec. 18b-106.2. Hours of service; utility service interruption emergencies.
    (a) As used in this Section:
    "Commercial driver's license" has the meaning set forth in Section 1-111.6 of this Code.
    "Commercial motor vehicle" has the meaning set forth in Section 18b-101 of this Code.
    "Utility service interruption emergency" means an outage or interruption of utility service in Illinois occasioned by a set of circumstances included in the definition of "emergency" set forth at 49 CFR 390.5.
    "Utility service" means the repairing, maintaining, or operating of any structures or any other physical facilities necessary for the delivery of utility services, including the furnishing of electric, gas, water, sanitary sewer, telephone, and television cable or community antenna service.
    "Utility service vehicle" has the meaning set forth in 49 CFR 395.2.
    (b) Upon receipt of notification of a utility service interruption emergency by a utility service provider, the Illinois Department of Transportation shall declare that an emergency exists pursuant to 49 CFR 390.23. Should an audit by the Illinois Department of Transportation establish that there has been an abuse of the notification procedure by a utility service provider, the Illinois Department of Transportation may refuse to grant emergency declarations to that utility service provider in the future without further confirmation of the existence of a utility service interruption emergency.
    (c) A utility service interruption emergency continues until:
        (1) the necessary maintenance or repair work is
    
completed; and
        (2) personnel used to perform necessary maintenance
    
or repair work have returned to their respective normal work routines.
    (d) An individual is exempt from any regulation of the maximum hours of service that an employee may work under 49 CFR 395 if he or she:
        (1) is the holder of a commercial driver's license;
        (2) is:
            (A) an employee;
            (B) an employee of a contractor; or
            (C) an employee of a subcontractor;
    of a utility service provider in an employment capacity
    
in which the commercial driver's license is used; and
        (3) operates a commercial motor vehicle as a utility
    
service vehicle and engages in intrastate maintenance or repair work in response to a utility service interruption emergency.
    (e) The exemption from maximum hours of service regulations provided under subsection (d) shall not exceed the duration of the utility service provider's or driver's direct assistance in providing utility service interruption emergency relief, or 5 days from the date of the initial declaration, whichever is less.
    (f) Nothing in this amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly shall be construed to contravene any federal law or to jeopardize State of Illinois entitlement to federal funding. If any provision of this amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly or its application is found to jeopardize federal funding, that provision is declared invalid but does not affect any other provision or application. The provisions of this amendatory Act of the 94th General Assembly are declared to be severable.
(Source: P.A. 94-1, eff. 5-23-05.)