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Illinois Traffic Laws

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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 Violations Driving While Intoxicated...and Reckless Driving (625 ILCS 5/11-500 to 5/11-505)
Driving Without a License / With a Suspended License Violation of License Provisions (625 ILCS 5/6-301 to 5/6-307)
Driving Without Insurance / With Insufficient Insurance Mandatory Insurance (625 ILCS 5/7-601 to 5/7-610)
Driving Without Registration / With Expired Registration Offenses Against Registration (625 ILCS 5/3-701 to 5/3-711)
Illegal U-Turn Turning and Starting and Signals on Stopping and Turning (625 ILCS 5/11-801 to 5/11-806)
Leaving the Scene of an Accident / Hit & Run Accidents (625 ILCS 5/11-401 to 5/11-416)
Mechanical Violations Equipment of Vehicles (625 ILCS 5, Chapter 12)
Reckless Driving Driving While Intoxicated...and Reckless Driving (625 ILCS 5/11-500 to 5/11-505)
Running a Red Light / Stop Sign Traffic Signs, Signals, and Markings (625 ILCS 5/11-301 to 5/11-313)
Seat Belt / Child Restraint Violations Seat Safety Belts (scroll to 625 ILCS 5/12-603 to 5/12-603.1)
Speeding Speed Restrictions (625 ILCS 5/11-601 to 5/11-611)
Unlawful Vehicle Modifications Equipment of Vehicles (625 ILCS 5, Chapter 12)

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