Motorists Driving In The Wrong Direction In The Chicago Area

In the recent past there have been a variety of “wrong-way” driver incidents on Chicago area expressways and Lake Shore Drive. Some of these incidents involved accidents, including fatal accidents.  While none of these incidents involved motorcycles, it seems advisable to elevate awareness of the increasing nature of cars driving on the wrong side of …

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New Illinois State Law For Motorcyclists & Bicyclists Concerning Red Lights

A new state law that became effective January 1 allows motorcyclists and bicyclists to “run red lights” in certain circumstances.  The law is only applicable in municipalities with less than 2 million people. The law is meant to solve a problem in that motorcycles and bicycles aren’t heavy enough to trigger sensors at intersections that …

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