Bill Text: IL HB3233 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly | Engrossed


Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall include, in the Illinois Rules of the Road publication, information advising drivers how to safely share the road with large trucks, including how to safely pass a large truck, how to give trucks appropriate space when they are making a right-hand turn, and how to avoid the blind spots around a large truck known as the "No Zone".

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 15-0)

Status: (Engrossed) 2019-07-03 - Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments [HB3233 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2019-HB3233-Engrossed.html



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1 AN ACT concerning transportation.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
5Sections 2-112 as follows:
6 (625 ILCS 5/2-112) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 2-112)
7 Sec. 2-112. Distribution of synopsis laws.
8 (a) The Secretary of State may publish a synopsis or
9summary of the laws of this State regulating the operation of
10vehicles and may deliver a copy thereof without charge with
11each original vehicle registration and with each original
12driver's license.
13 (b) The Secretary of State shall make any necessary
14revisions in its publications including, but not limited to,
15the Illinois Rules of the Road, to accurately conform its
16publications to the provisions of the Pedestrians with
17Disabilities Safety Act.
18 (c) The Secretary of State shall include, in the Illinois
19Rules of the Road publication, information advising drivers to
20use the Dutch Reach method when opening a vehicle door after
21parallel parking on a street (checking the rear-view mirror,
22checking the side-view mirror, then opening the door with the
23right hand, thereby reducing the risk of injuring a bicyclist

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1or opening the door in the path a vehicle approaching from
2behind).
3 (d) The Secretary of State shall include, in the Illinois
4Rules of the Road publication, information advising drivers how
5to safely share the road with large trucks, including how to
6safely pass a large truck, how to give trucks appropriate space
7when they are making a right-hand turn, and how to avoid the
8blind spots around a large truck known as the "No Zone".
9(Source: P.A. 100-770, eff. 1-1-19; 100-962, eff. 1-1-19.)
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