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VEHICLES625 ILCS 5/13-111
(625 ILCS 5/) Illinois Vehicle Code.
(625 ILCS 5/13-111)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 13-111)
Operation without certificate of safety attached; Effective date
(a) Except as provided for in Chapter 13, no person shall operate any
vehicle required to be inspected by this Chapter upon the highways of this
State unless there is affixed to that vehicle a certificate of safety then in
effect. The Secretary of State, State Police, and other police officers shall
enforce this Section. The Department shall determine the expiration date of the
certificate of safety.
The certificates, all forms and records, reports of tests and retests,
and the full procedure and methods of making the tests and retests, shall
be in the form prescribed by the Department.
(b) Every person convicted of violating this Section is guilty
of a petty offense with a minimum fine of $95 and a maximum fine of $250; unless the violation is contemporaneous with a motor vehicle accident, in which case the person is guilty of a Class C misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 98-489, eff. 1-1-14.)
625 ILCS 5/13-112
(625 ILCS 5/13-112)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 13-112)
Exemption from local tests.
Any second division vehicle or limousine displaying a certificate of safety
under this Chapter is exempt from any test required by ordinance or
otherwise in any city, village or incorporated town in this State.
(Source: P.A. 87-1111.)
625 ILCS 5/13-113
(625 ILCS 5/13-113)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 13-113)
Sale or exchange of used vehicle without
certificate of safety. No person engaged in the business of buying,
selling or exchanging motor vehicles shall sell, transfer or exchange
any used second division vehicle or medical transport vehicle unless
it has been tested and a
currently valid certificate of safety has been issued therefor:
Provided, that such person engaged in the business of buying, selling or
exchanging motor vehicles may sell, transfer or exchange any used second
division vehicle or medical transport vehicle
without a valid certificate of safety if the sale,
transfer or exchange is for the purpose of restoring or repairing such
vehicle to a condition in which it can pass the test for a certificate
of safety, or for the purpose of junking. Provided, however, that the
used second division vehicle or medical transport vehicle
is not moved under its own power to the
location in which it will be restored, repaired or junked.
(Source: P.A. 82-433.)
625 ILCS 5/13-114
(625 ILCS 5/13-114)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 13-114)
Interstate carriers of property.
Any vehicle registered in Illinois and operated by an interstate carrier
of property shall be exempt from the provisions of
this Chapter provided such carrier has registered with the Bureau of
Motor Carrier Safety of the Federal Highway Administration
as an interstate motor carrier of property and has been assigned a
federal census number by such Bureau. An interstate carrier of
property, however, is not exempt from the provisions of
of this Chapter.
Any vehicle registered in Illinois and operated by a private interstate
carrier of property shall be exempt from the provisions of this Chapter,
except the provisions of Section 13-111(b),
1. is registered with the Bureau of Motor Carrier
Safety of the Federal Highway Administration, and
2. carries in the motor vehicle documentation issued
by the Bureau of Motor Carrier Safety of the Federal Highway Administration displaying the federal census number assigned, and
3. displays on the sides of the motor vehicle the
census number, which must be no less than 2 inches high, with a brush stroke no less than 1/4 inch wide in a contrasting color.
(Source: P.A. 100-700, eff. 8-3-18; 101-362, eff. 1-1-20
625 ILCS 5/13-115
(625 ILCS 5/13-115)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 13-115)
School buses-pretrip inspections.
Each day that a school bus is operated the driver shall conduct a
pretrip inspection of the mechanical and safety equipment on the bus as
prescribed by rule or regulation of the Department.
A person other than the driver may perform portions of the pretrip inspection
as prescribed by rule of the Department.
(Source: P.A. 89-658, eff. 1-1-97.)
625 ILCS 5/13-116
(625 ILCS 5/13-116)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 13-116)
All funds collected by the Department under this Chapter
shall be deposited in the road fund in the State Treasury.
(Source: P.A. 80-606.)
625 ILCS 5/13-116.1
(625 ILCS 5/13-116.1)
Emission inspection funding.
The Department of
shall be reimbursed for all expenses
related to the training, equipment, recordkeeping, and conducting of
diesel powered emission inspections pursuant to this Chapter 13 when that
testing is conducted within the affected areas, subject to
from the General Revenue Fund. No moneys
from any funds other than the General
Revenue Fund shall be appropriated for
diesel emission inspections under
(Source: P.A. 100-700, eff. 8-3-18.)
625 ILCS 5/13-117
(625 ILCS 5/13-117)
A unit of local government within the affected
areas, including home rule units, shall not require or
conduct a diesel emission inspection program that does not meet or exceed the
standards of the diesel emission inspections provided for in
this Chapter 13. A unit of local government within the affected areas,
including home rule units, must affirmatively comply with the diesel emission
inspection requirements of this Chapter 13.
This Section is a limitation under subsection (i) of Section 6 of
Article VII of the Illinois Constitution on the concurrent exercise by home
units of powers and functions exercised by the State.
(Source: P.A. 91-254, eff. 7-1-00.)
625 ILCS 5/Ch. 13A
(625 ILCS 5/Ch. 13A heading)
(Repealed by P.A. 92-682, eff. 1-1-03.)