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Motorcycles, Endless Stoplights, and Red-Light Cameras

If you ride a motorcycle, you’ve been there at some point in your travels: You approach a red light, stop, and patiently wait for the light to turn green again – and you wait and wait and wait. Minutes go by. The sun beats down on you, and the engine heat makes your calf feel […]

Illinois Motorcycle Helmet Law – Not

Strictly speaking, there is no helmet law in Illinois, unless you count “no law” as a law. The only Illinois statute governing the wearing of protective gear on a motorcycle is 625 ILCS 5/11-1404, which requires riders and passengers to wear glasses or goggles, or to be protected by a transparent shield (i.e. windshield). By […]

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