Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Adds a provision allowing the Secretary of State to certify individuals as motorcycle road guards. Provides that motorcycle road guards are empowered to stop and direct traffic for the purpose of protecting and facilitating a motorcycle group ride. Provides minimum qualifications for certification as a motorcycle road guard. Empowers the Secretary of State to adopt rules for the implementation and enforcement of the new provisions. Amends the provision on obedience to traffic control officers to include motorcycle road guards as an authority that vehicular traffic must obey. Effective July 1, 2013.
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that local authorities may certify persons to act as traffic control for processions or assemblages, and that persons so certified must be obeyed in the same manner as a police officer, fireman, or school crossing guard.