Bits N Briefs

January 2, 2006

Primary Seat Belt Law

(Public Act 93-0099; Effective 7/3/2003; Update Effective 1/1/2006)
January 5, 2004

Child Passenger Protection Act – Extended Age

Children under the age of eight (8) must be in a U.S. Department of Transportation approved “child restraint system”, which includes booster seats. The old law was under the age of six (6). All passengers under […]
March 5, 2003

Scott’s Law

Over the past few years, there appears to be increased enforcement of "Scott's Law," named after a Chicago firefighter who was killed in the line of duty by a passing motorist. The law increases penalties for drivers on approach of authorized emergency vehicles, who fail to yield to emergency vehicles or who cause accidents or injury to personnel at emergency scenes.