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VEHICLES
(625 ILCS 5/) Illinois Vehicle Code.

625 ILCS 5/11-413

    (625 ILCS 5/11-413) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-413)
    Sec. 11-413. Coroners to report. All coroners shall on or before the 10th day of each month report in writing to the Administrator the death of any person within their respective jurisdiction, during the preceding calendar month, as the result of a traffic accident giving the time and place of the accident and the circumstances relating thereto.
(Source: P.A. 83-831.)

625 ILCS 5/11-414

    (625 ILCS 5/11-414) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-414)
    Sec. 11-414. Department to tabulate and analyze motor vehicle accident reports. The Department shall tabulate and may analyze all written motor vehicle accident reports received in compliance with this Code and shall publish annually or at more frequent intervals statistical information based thereon as to the number and circumstances of traffic accidents. The Department:
    1. shall submit a report of school bus accidents and accidents resulting in personal injury to or the death of any person within 50 feet of a school bus while awaiting or preparing to board the bus or immediately after exiting the bus to the National Highway Safety Advisory Committee annually or as requested by the Committee;
    2. shall compile, maintain, and make available to the public statistical information relating to traffic accidents involving medical transport vehicles;
    3. may conduct special investigations of motor vehicle accidents and may solicit supplementary reports from drivers, owners, police departments, sheriffs, coroners, or any other individual. Failure of any individual to submit a supplementary report subjects such individual to the same penalties for failure to report as designated under Section 11-406.
(Source: P.A. 83-831.)

625 ILCS 5/11-415

    (625 ILCS 5/11-415) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-415)
    Sec. 11-415. Municipalities may require traffic accident reports. Municipalities may by ordinance require that the driver or owner of a vehicle involved in a traffic accident file with the designated municipal office a written report of such accident. All such reports shall be for the confidential use of the municipal office and subject to the provisions of Section 11-412.
(Source: P.A. 83-831.)

625 ILCS 5/11-416

    (625 ILCS 5/11-416) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-416)
    Sec. 11-416. Furnishing copies - Fees. The Department of State Police may furnish copies of an Illinois State Police Traffic Accident Report that has been investigated by the State Police and shall be paid a fee of $5 for each such copy, or in the case of an accident which was investigated by an accident reconstruction officer or accident reconstruction team, a fee of $20 shall be paid.
    Other State law enforcement agencies or law enforcement agencies of local authorities may furnish copies of traffic accident reports prepared by such agencies and may receive a fee not to exceed $5 for each copy or in the case of an accident which was investigated by an accident reconstruction officer or accident reconstruction team, the State or local law enforcement agency may receive a fee not to exceed $20.
    Any written accident report required or requested to be furnished the Administrator shall be provided without cost or fee charges authorized under this Section or any other provision of law.
(Source: P.A. 90-89, eff. 1-1-98.)

625 ILCS 5/Ch. 11 Art. V

 
    (625 ILCS 5/Ch. 11 Art. V heading)
ARTICLE V. DRIVING WHILE INTOXICATED,
TRANSPORTING ALCOHOLIC LIQUOR,
AND RECKLESS DRIVING

625 ILCS 5/11-500

    (625 ILCS 5/11-500) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-500)
    Sec. 11-500. Definitions. For the purposes of interpreting Sections 6-206.1 and 6-208.1 of this Code, "first offender" shall mean any person who has not had a previous conviction or court assigned supervision for violating Section 11-501, or a similar provision of a local ordinance, or a conviction in any other state for a violation of driving while under the influence or a similar offense where the cause of action is the same or substantially similar to this Code or similar offenses committed on a military installation, or any person who has not had a driver's license suspension pursuant to paragraph 6 of subsection (a) of Section 6-206 as the result of refusal of chemical testing in another state, or any person who has not had a driver's license suspension or revocation for violating Section 11-501.1 within 5 years prior to the date of the current offense, except in cases where the driver submitted to chemical testing resulting in an alcohol concentration of 0.08 or more, or any amount of a drug, substance, or compound in such person's blood or urine resulting from the unlawful use or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control Act, a controlled substance listed in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, or an intoxicating compound listed in the Use of Intoxicating Compounds Act, or methamphetamine as listed in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act and was subsequently found not guilty of violating Section 11-501, or a similar provision of a local ordinance.
(Source: P.A. 95-355, eff. 1-1-08; 96-607, eff. 8-24-09; 96-1344, eff. 7-1-11.)

625 ILCS 5/11-500.1

    (625 ILCS 5/11-500.1)
    Sec. 11-500.1. Immunity.
    (a) A person authorized under this Article to withdraw blood or collect urine shall not be civilly liable for damages when the person, in good faith, withdraws blood or collects urine for evidentiary purposes under this Code, upon the request of a law enforcement officer, unless the act is performed in a willful and wanton manner.
    (b) As used in this Section, "willful and wanton manner" means a course of action that shows an actual or deliberate intention to cause harm or which, if not intentional, shows an utter indifference to or conscious disregard for the health or safety of another.
(Source: P.A. 89-689, eff. 12-31-96.)