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Full Text of SB2038  101st General Assembly




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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
5Section 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
3    (d) The Secretary of State shall include, in the Illinois
4Rules of the Road publication, information advising drivers to
5use the zipper merge method when merging into a reduced number
6of lanes (drivers in merging lanes are expected to use both
7lanes to advance to the lane reduction point and merge at that
8location, alternating turns).
9(Source: P.A. 100-770, eff. 1-1-19; 100-962, eff. 1-1-19.)