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Illinois Traffic Laws

Below you will find links to traffic laws and driving rules in Illinois -- including the online vehicle code, statutes on common traffic violations, and state-specific driving manuals (where available).

Drinking & Driving ViolationsDriving While Intoxicated...and Reckless Driving (625 ILCS 5/11-500 to 5/11-505)
Driving Without a License / With a Suspended LicenseViolation of License Provisions (625 ILCS 5/6-301 to 5/6-307)
Driving Without Insurance / With Insufficient InsuranceMandatory Insurance (625 ILCS 5/7-601 to 5/7-610)
Driving Without Registration / With Expired RegistrationOffenses Against Registration (625 ILCS 5/3-701 to 5/3-711)
Illegal U-TurnTurning and Starting and Signals on Stopping and Turning (625 ILCS 5/11-801 to 5/11-806)
Leaving the Scene of an Accident / Hit & RunAccidents (625 ILCS 5/11-401 to 5/11-416)
Mechanical ViolationsEquipment of Vehicles (625 ILCS 5, Chapter 12)
Reckless DrivingDriving While Intoxicated...and Reckless Driving (625 ILCS 5/11-500 to 5/11-505)
Running a Red Light / Stop SignTraffic Signs, Signals, and Markings (625 ILCS 5/11-301 to 5/11-313)
Seat Belt / Child Restraint ViolationsSeat Safety Belts (scroll to 625 ILCS 5/12-603 to 5/12-603.1)
SpeedingSpeed Restrictions (625 ILCS 5/11-601 to 5/11-611)
Unlawful Vehicle ModificationsEquipment of Vehicles (625 ILCS 5, Chapter 12)
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