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Red Light Cameras

Red Light Cameras

Red light cameras are springing up everywhere these days! As a truck driver who sometimes can’t stop for a yellow light in time (my truck weighs 80,000lbs!), I can’t stand these idiotic devices. Just because a camera said I was...

New Illinois Traffic Laws

New Illinois Traffic Laws

Illinois traffic laws protect all who share our streets and highways. It is important to obey the orders of a police officer, firefighter, highway authority official or uniformed adult school crossing guard who is directing traffic or...

New California Driving Laws

New California Traffic Laws

Here are some new California traffic laws you need to know about. Financial Responsibility Allows a person to provide, when requested by law enforcement, a paper version of proof of financial responsibility or an electronic version using a...

Illinois Traffic Laws

Illinois Turn Signal Laws

In a business or residential area you must give a continuous turn signal for at least 100 feet before turning. In other areas the signal must be given at least 200 feet before turning. Drivers may signal in two ways: Electrical turn signals...

Illinois Speed Limit Laws

Illinois Speed Limit Laws

Speeding is one of the leading contributors to vehicle crashes. You may drive at the maximum allowable speed only under safe conditions. For safety purposes, a minimum speed limit may be posted along certain roadways. When minimum limits are...

Illinois Safety Belt Laws

Illinois Safety Belt Laws

Illinois law requires all drivers and passengers (front and back seat) age 8 and older to wear safety belts even if the vehicle is equipped with air bags. Passengers under age 8 must be secured in an appropriate child restraint system as...

Illinois Right of Way Laws

Right-of-Way A driver must yield the right-of-way to other drivers or pedestrians: When making a right turn on a red light after a complete stop. After coming to a complete stop at an intersection where there is a stop sign or flashing red...

Illinois Parking Laws

Illinois Parking Laws

Hill Parking Any time you park on a hill, you should put the gear select in park and set the parking/emergency brake if necessary. When starting your vehicle from an uphill or downhill location, you should release the parking/emergency brake...

Driving Records

Illinois Graduated Driver’s License

Illinois’ Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) Program requires drivers ages 15-20 to work their way to full driving privileges. There are three progressive stages beginning at age 15 when a young driver obtains his/her learner’s...

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Rules for Illinois Drivers Under 21

In Illinois, most people under age 18 learn to drive in high school or at a commercial driver training school licensed by the Secretary of State’s office. Approved driver education classes include at least 30 hours of classroom study and...

Illinois Speed Limit Laws

Illinois Driving Laws

In the articles listed below, you’ll find the most important Illinois driving laws. Driving laws are a necessary evil to keep our streets safe and it’s very important that all drivers have at least basic knowledge of how traffic...