Sec. 547.100 - Introduction

ยง 547.100. Introduction

a) This Part has been developed, in accordance with Section 12-602.1 of the Illinois Vehicle Code (the Code) [625 ILCS 5/12-602.1], to regulate the use of signs by the Department, municipalities and counties that prohibit excessive engine braking noise along streets and highways under their respective jurisdictions. This Part establishes standards and financial responsibility for the signs.

b) Engine braking signs shall not be installed on freeways or interstate highways under the jurisdiction of the Department, except near weigh stations as prescribed in Section 547.300(c), but may be installed along roads or streets under the jurisdiction of the Department in accordance with Section 11-303(b) of the Code [625 ILCS 5/11-303(b)].

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Amended at 34 Ill. Reg. 3036, effective February 19, 2010

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