Monthly Archives: August 2012

The Rules of the Road for Bicycle Commuters

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Commuting by bicycle can provide many benefits.  In a city the size of Chicago, where traffic is a constant problem, especially at rush hour, commuting by bicycle may allow you to save time and avoid traffic, and in many cases, bikers can save hundreds of dollars a month in parking...
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New Illinois Law Allows Motorcyclists to Run Red Lights

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A new Illinois law will allow motorcyclists to go through a red light if they wait at that light for more than two minutes without the light changing.  The new law, which also applies to bicycles, and which took immediate effect, was signed by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn in July...
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Illinois Enacts Tougher Cell Phone and Texting Laws

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Illinois has passed three new bills aimed at restricting the use of cell phones and other electronic devices while driving.  The package of bills, which were signed into law by Governor Pat Quinn on July 20th, prohibit commercial drivers from texting or using handheld cellphones while driving, prohibit any person’s...
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