Bill Status of HB1784 100th General Assembly
Short Description: VEH CD-BICYCLES-MISC
Rep. Tim Butler, Anna Moeller and Thomas Morrison
|Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee Hearing Mar 7 2017 1:30PM Capitol Building Room 122B Springfield, IL |
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a driver of a motor vehicle may, subject to certain requirements, overtake and pass to the left of a bicycle proceeding in the same direction on a portion of a highway designated as a no-passing zone. Provides that provisions concerning driving on the shoulder of a roadway shall not apply to any bicycle and a person operating a bicycle or motorized pedal cycle shall not be required to use the shoulder of a roadway when operating the bicycle or motorized pedal cycle. Provides that the rear of a bicycle may be equipped with a lamp emitting a steady or flashing red light (rather than solely a red light) visible from a distance of 500 feet in addition to or instead of a red reflector (rather than in addition to a red reflector).