Pedestrian safety prevails in Illinois
Thanks to your support, phone calls and relentless energy, Illinois pedestrians’ rights and safety have been protected!
Earlier today, Gov. Pat Quinn signed into law HB 43, which requires drivers to come to a complete stop for pedestrians in all crosswalks – even those that don’t have a stop sign or traffic light.
The law, which takes effect immediately, clarifies the law that, until now, required drivers to yield and stop “only when necessary.” This measure will save lives and help prevent thousands of serious injuries people suffer each year.
Please spread the word! Drivers in Illinois must stop for pedestrians in crosswalks.
We’ve been fighting with you for this important measure for two years. Thank you for the...