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Public Act 103-0158


Public Act 0158 103RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 103-0158
HB2464 EnrolledLRB103 26400 MXP 52763 b

    AN ACT concerning transportation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by
changing Section 11-305 and by adding Section 1-158.2 as
    (625 ILCS 5/1-158.2 new)
    Sec. 1-158.2. Pedestrian hybrid beacon. A traffic-control
device used to warn and control traffic, at locations that are
otherwise without a traffic-control signal, to assist
pedestrians in crossing a street or highway at a marked
    (625 ILCS 5/11-305)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-305)
    Sec. 11-305. Obedience to and required traffic-control
    (a) The driver of any vehicle shall obey the instructions
of any official traffic-control device applicable thereto
placed or held in accordance with the provisions of this Act,
unless otherwise directed by a police officer, subject to the
exceptions granted the driver of an authorized emergency
vehicle in this Act.
    (b) It is unlawful for any person to leave the roadway and
travel across private property to avoid an official traffic
control device.
    (c) No provision of this Act for which official
traffic-control devices are required shall be enforced against
an alleged violator if at the time and place of the alleged
violation an official device is not in proper position and
sufficiently legible to be seen by an ordinarily observant
person. Whenever a particular section does not state that
official traffic-control devices are required, such section
shall be effective even though no devices are erected or in
    (d) Whenever any official traffic-control device is placed
or held in position approximately conforming to the
requirements of this Act and purports to conform to the lawful
requirements pertaining to such device, such device shall be
presumed to have been so placed or held by the official act or
direction of lawful authority, and comply with the
requirements of this Act, unless the contrary shall be
established by competent evidence.
    (e) The driver of a vehicle approaching a traffic control
signal on which no signal light facing such vehicle is
illuminated shall stop before entering the intersection in
accordance with rules applicable in making a stop at a stop
sign. This provision does not apply to the driver of a vehicle
approaching a pedestrian hybrid beacon.
    (f) Any violation of subsection (a) that occurs within a
designated highway construction zone or maintenance zone shall
result in a fine of no less than $100 and no more than $1,000.
(Source: P.A. 101-172, eff. 1-1-20.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2024