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Important new traffic laws in Illinois for 2013

December 29, 2012
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State lawmakers made some important changes to the Illinois Vehicle Code for 2013. One change may lead to a substantial increase in driver’s license suspensions. No Supervision for Speeding Lawmakers amended 730 ILCS 5/5-6-1 to prohibit traffic court judges from giving supervision on speeding tickets more than 25 mph over the limit: The provisions [allowing […]

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Prohibition against texting, using hand-held mobile telephone in commercial vehicle

December 29, 2012
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Illinois drivers have a few more laws to pay attention to on the road in 2013. Legislators in Springfield passed several important statutes amending the vehicle code. One very important change to the vehicle code is a ban on texting for all CDL operators. In addition, commercial drivers cannot use a cell phone while driving […]

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New law in legislature would ban talking on cell phones while driving in Illinois

February 29, 2012
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The Illinois legislature is currently debating a bill that would prohibit the use of cell phones while operating a motor vehicle. At the present time, nine states in the country have already banned cell phone use while driving. However, hands free cell phone use is still legal in all those nine states. It is expected […]

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