9-76-020  Brakes – Stopping capability – Maintenance.
   (a)   The service brakes upon any motor vehicle or combination of vehicles operating on a level surface shall be adequate to stop such vehicle or vehicles within a distance of 30 feet when traveling 20 miles per hour upon dry asphalt or concrete pavement surface free from loose material.
   (b)   Under the above conditions the hand brake shall be adequate to stop such vehicle or vehicles within a distance of 55 feet and the hand brake shall be adequate to hold such vehicle or vehicles stationary on any grade upon which operated.
   (c)   Under the above conditions the service brakes upon an antique vehicle, as defined in the Illinois Vehicle Code, shall be adequate to stop the vehicle within a distance of 40 feet and the hand brake adequate to stop the vehicle within a distance of 55 feet.
   (d)   All braking distances specified in this section shall apply to all vehicles mentioned, whether such vehicles are not loaded or are loaded to the maximum capacity permitted by law.
   (e)   All brakes shall be maintained in good working order and shall be so adjusted as to operate evenly with respect to the wheels on opposite sides of the vehicle.
(Added Coun. J. 7-12-90, p. 18634)