(625 ILCS 5/11-1514)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1514)
(a) Bicycle racing on a highway shall
not be unlawful when a racing event has been approved by State or local
authorities on any highway under their respective jurisdictions. Approval
of bicycle highway racing events shall be granted only under conditions
which assure reasonable safety for all race participants, spectators and
other highways users, and which prevent unreasonable interference with traffic
flow which would seriously inconvenience other highway users.
(b) By agreement with the approving authority, participants in an approved
bicycle highway racing event may be exempted from compliance with any traffic
laws otherwise applicable thereto, provided that traffic control is adequate
to assure the safety of all highway users.
(Source: P.A. 82-132.)