Sec. 557.140 - Crossing a Roadway (Type II Hazard)

ยง 557.140. Crossing a Roadway (Type II Hazard)

In determining whether a pupil crossing a roadway is endangered by a serious safety hazard, the type of traffic control, number of lanes, and speed and volume of traffic on the roadway will be considered. To determine whether a hazard exists in a particular situation, appropriate points from subsections (a) and (b) will be added together.

a) Type of Traffic Control

CONTROL OF TRAFFIC ON ROADWAY BEING CROSSED

TWO LANES

THREE LANES OR MORE

Does Not Stop

6 points

8 points

Stopped by signals or stop sign

2 points

4 points

b) Speed and Volume of Traffic

SPEED

VOLUME

POINTS

50 - 55 mph

Heavy

Moderate

Light

8

6

4

40 - 45 mph

Heavy

Moderate

Light

6

4

2

30 - 35 mph

Heavy

Moderate

Light

5

3

1

(

Amended at 25 Ill. Reg. 16534, effective December 18, 2001

)

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