VEH CD-TRUCKS-LOADS SECURED
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code to provide that no person shall
operate or cause to be operated, on a highway, any second division
vehicle having a gross vehicle weight rating of 8,000 pounds or more
loaded with certain materials in any place other than the vehicle's
cargo area. Requires tailgates on certain vehicles to be in good
repair and closed securely. Provides that when a police officer
determines that a load may escape or fall from a vehicle, the officer
shall require the vehicle operator to secure the load.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.
Provides that the materials must be stored in the cargo area
(rather than in the cargo container).
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0858
Last action date: 00-06-22
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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