Bikes and Cars treated as Equals under Illinois' Rules of the Road

Feb 16, 2017 | Categories: News | Tags: automobile, accident, bicycle

Recently, Governor Bruce Rauner signed House Bill 5912, and the bill went into effect January 1, 2017. This bill amends the Illinois Vehicle Code to include that every bicyclist is entitled to the same rights as vehicles, including to right of way, while on highways. This comes after hundreds of yearly deaths in bicycle/motor vehicle collisions.

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