Chapter 11 Motor Vehicles and Traffic 

Article I.  In General.


11-1.              Definitions.

11-2.              Limitation of Parades to Village Streets.

11-2.1            Parade Permits.

11-3.              Obstruction of Driver's View; Interference with Driving Mechanism.

11-4.              Boarding or Alighting from Vehicle in Motion.

11-5.              Riders of Bicycles, Roller Skates, etc., Clinging to Moving Vehicles.

11-6.              Riding on Portion of Vehicle Not Intended for Passengers.

11-7.              Play Streets and Zones of Quiet.

Article II.  Enforcement and Obedience to Traffic Regulations.

11-8.              Enforcement of Chapter by Policemen.

11-9.              Authority of Police to Direct Traffic Generally; Assistance of Policemen by Firemen.

11-10.            Obedience to Traffic Regulations Generally.

11-11.            Obedience to Police.

11-12.            Applicability of Chapter to Authorized Emergency Vehicles.

11-13.            Applicability of Chapter to Government Owned Vehicles.

11-14.            Applicability of Chapter to Persons Riding Bicycles, Animals, etc.

11-15.            Owners, Employers, etc., Requiring or Permitting Violation of Chapter.

Article III.  Operation of Vehicles.

11-16.            State License Required.

11-17.            Proper Side of Highway.

11-18.            Driving with Windshield, etc., Obstructed.

11-19.            Passing Vehicles Proceeding in Opposite Directions.

11-20.            Overtaking and Passing--On Left Generally.

11-21.            Same--Limitations on Overtaking and Passing on Left.

11-22.            Same--On Right.

11-23.            Approaching, Overtaking and Passing School Bus.

11-24.            Drag Racing.

11-25.            Dimming Headlights.

11-26.            Driving on Roadways Laned for Traffic.

11-27.            One Way Roadways and Rotary Traffic Islands.

11-28.            Following Too Closely

11-29.            Driving onto or from Controlled Access Roadways.

11-30.            Turning at Intersections.

11-31.            Starting.

11-32.            Driving on Divided Roadways.

11-33.            Stop or Turn Signals--When Required.

11-34.            Same--Methods of Giving Generally.

11-35.            Same--Method of Giving Hand and Arm Signals.

11-36.            Right-of-Way at Intersections--Generally.

11-37.            Same--Vehicles Turning Left.

11-38.            Same--Vehicles Entering Through Streets, Stop Intersections or Stop Crosswalks.

11-39.            Same--Vehicles Entering Yield Intersections.

11-40.            Same--Vehicles Entering Street from Private Road or Driveway.

11-41.            Emerging from Alley, Driveway or Building.

11-42.            Duty on Approach of Authorized Emergency Vehicle.

11-43.            Obedience to Signal, etc., Indicating Approach of Train.

11-44.            Certain Vehicles to Stop at all Railroad Grade Crossings; Exceptions.

11-45.            Stopping to Avoid Obstructing Traffic.

11-46.            Backing.

11-47.            U-turns.

11-48.            Coasting.

11-49.            Following Fire Apparatus.

11-50.            Crossing Fire Hose.

11-51.            Driving in Funeral or Other Procession; Identification of Funeral of Procession.

11-52.            Driving between Vehicles in Procession.

11-53.            Driving on Sidewalk.

11-54.            Motor Vehicle Access to the Village Green.

11-55.            Repealed by Ord. 08-14, 3/3/08

11-56.            Vehicles Making Loud or Unnecessary Noises.

11-57.            Speed Restrictions--Generally.

11-58.            Same--Certain Streets.

11-59.            Same--School Zones.

11-60.            Same--Minimum Speed Regulation.

11-61.            One-Way Streets.

11-62.            Truck Routes.

11-63.            Riding on Motorcycles.

11-64.            Use of Motorcycles, Minibikes, Golf Carts, etc.

Article IV.  Village Motor Vehicle or Motor Bicycle License.

11-65.            Fees; Late Charges; Registration; Exception. 

11-66.            Issuance and Display of Sticker.

11-67.            Penalties.

Article V.  Equipment on Vehicles.

11-68.            Lamps--Requirements for Motor Vehicles, Motorcycles, etc. Generally.

11-69.            Same--Requirements for Vehicles Not Specifically Mentioned Elsewhere in Article.

11-70.            Same--Spot Lamps and Auxiliary Driving Lamps.

11-71.            Same--Number of Driving Lamps Required or Permitted.

11-72.            Same--Special Restrictions.

11-73.            Lamp or Flag on Projecting Load.

11-74.            Brakes--Equipment Required Generally.

11-75.            Same--Performance Ability.

11-76.            Horns and Warning Devices.

11-77.            Mufflers.

11-78.            Mirrors.

11-79.            Windshield Wipers.

11-80.            Tires.

Article VI.  Stopping, Standing and Parking.

11-81.            Manner of Parking Generally.

11-82.            Parking--Prohibited for Certain Streets.

11-83.            Same--Restricted on Certain Streets.

11-84.            Same--Prohibited in Certain Specified Areas.

11-85.            Same--Prohibited for Certain Purposes.

11-86.            Same--In Alleys.

11-87.            Same--Restrictions on Parking in Loading Zones, in Front of Entrances to Hospitals and Hotels, etc.

11-88.            Same--Thirty Minute Parking between 2:00 A.M. and 5:00 A.M.

11-89.            Unauthorized Use of Parking Places Reserved for Handicapped Persons.

11-90.            Use of Bus Stops and Taxicab Stands by Vehicles Other Than Buses and Taxicabs.

11-91.            Prohibited Overnight Parking of Trucks and Construction Equipment.

11-91.1          Trailers and Semi-trailers.

11-91.2          Trucks, Truck Tractors, etc. in Residential and Commercial Areas

11-92.            Same--Standing Upon Perceptible Grade.

11-93.            Vehicles with Reflectors Not Required to Display Lights When Parked at Night.

11-93.1          Presumption of Owner's Liability.

11-94.            Penalties for Stopping, Standing, Parking and Vehicle Compliance Violations.

11-94.1          General Traffic Violation Penalty.

Article VII.  Traffic Control Devices.

11-95.            Authority to Install.

11-96.            Obedience.

11-97.            When Devices Required for Chapter to be Enforceable.

11-98.            Traffic Control Signal Legend.

11-99.            Pedestrian Control Signals.

11-100.          Lane Control Signals.

11-101.          Flashing Signals.

11-102.          Unauthorized Signs, Signals or Markings.

11-103.          Interference with Official Traffic Control Devices, etc.

Article VIII.  Accidents.

11-104.          Duty of Drivers Generally--Accidents Involving Death or Personal Injury.

11-105.          Same--Accidents Involving Damage to Vehicles.

11-106.          Same--Giving Information and Rendering Aid.

11-107.          Same--Upon Striking Unattended Vehicle or Property.

11-108.          Same--Reporting.

11-109.          Duty of Occupant or Owner of Vehicle to Make Report.

Article IX.  Pedestrians.

11-110.          Applicability of Chapter.

11-111.          Right-of-Way at Crosswalk.

11-112.          Crossing at Other Than Crosswalk; Standing or Loitering in Roadway Restricted.

11-113.          Duty to Use Right Half of Crosswalks.

11-114.          Walking on Streets.

11-115.          Blind Pedestrians.

11-116.          Solicitation of Rides.

Article X.  Size, Weight and Load.

11-117.          Compliance with and Applicability of Article.

11-118.          Certain Heavy Vehicles Prohibited on Village Streets.

11-119.          Liability for Damages Caused by Heavy Vehicles.

11-120.          Maximum Size.

11-121.          Required Marking for Second Division Vehicles.

11-122.          Projecting Loads on Passenger Vehicles.

11-123.          Planking Edge of Pavement for Metal Tired or Other Heavy Vehicles.

11-124.          Spilling Loads on Highways; Covering Loads.

11-125.          Towed Vehicles.

11-126.          Compliance with Weight Requirements of State Law Generally.

11-127.          Village Manager to Route Vehicles with Gross Weight of More Than Five Tons per Axle.

11-128.          Industrial Truck Routes.

11-129.          Police Officers to Weigh Vehicles, Require Removal of Excess Loads, etc.

11-130.          Liability of Owner and Operator for Violation.

11-131.          Penalty.

Article XI.  Abandoned, Hazardous or Unlawful Vehicles.

11-132.          Definitions.

11-133.          Abandonment Prohibited.

11-134.          Leaving Wrecked, Nonoperating, etc., Vehicle on Street.

11-135.          Inoperable Motor Vehicles Declared Nuisance.

11-136.          Duty to Comply with Notice to Dispose.

11-137.          Administrative Penalties/Vehicle Possession.

11-138.          Towing Permitted.

11-139.          Authorization for Towing.

11-140.          Pre-Tow Notice for Abandoned Vehicles.

11-141.          Pre-Tow Hearing Procedures.

11-142.          Post-Tow Notice for Hazardous and Unlawful Vehicles.

11-143.          Post-Tow Hearing Procedures. 

Article XII.  Adoption of Certain Portions of the
Illinois Motor Vehicle Code by Reference.

11-144.          Provisions of Illinois Motor Vehicle Code Adopted.

Article XIII.  Vehicle Immobilization Program

11-145.          Vehicle Immobilization Program Established.

11-146.          Vehicles Eligible for Immobilization.

11-147.          Notice of Vehicle Immobilization and Hearing.

11-148.          Notice to be Affixed to Immobilized Vehicle.

11-149.          Towing of Immobilized Vehicle.

11-150.          Release of Immobilized Vehicle.

11-151.          Post Vehicle Immobilization/Impoundment Notice.

11-152.          Imobilized Vehicle Hearing.

11-153.          Immobilization Fees.

11-154.          Unlawful to Relocate Immobilized Vehicles.

Article XIV.  Restitution.

11-155.          Restitution for Costs of Emergency Response to Driving under Influence Incidents.

Article XV.  Penalty.

11-156.          Penalty.

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