New Illinois Bike Law


Beginning January 1, 2017, bicyclists in Illinois will have the same same right-of-way privileges as that of car drivers. In essence, it clarifies that bicycles are vehicles.

In essence, it clarifies that bicycles are vehicles…[Bicyclists] “shall be granted all of the rights” of vehicle drivers.

For more on the story and to read about the recent spate of biker’s deaths by automobiles, click here