(625 ILCS 5/11-1408)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1408)
Riding in towed vehicles.
No person or persons shall occupy
a trailer, semitrailer, farm wagon, or any other vehicle while it is being towed upon a public highway, unless:
(1) the occupancy of the towed vehicle is necessary
to avoid an imminent threat to a person's safety due to extreme weather conditions or another emergency situation;
(2) the speed of the vehicle does not exceed 15 miles
per hour and the vehicle is used in connection with a parade, farming-related activity, or similar activity; or
(3) the speed of the vehicle does not exceed 15 miles
per hour and the passenger is over the age of 18.
(Source: P.A. 97-17, eff. 1-1-12.)