§ 70.001  DEFINITIONS.
   For the purpose of Title VII, the following words and phrases shall have the following meanings ascribed to them respectively.
   "ALLEY."  A public way within a block, generally giving access to the rear of lots or buildings, and not used for general traffic circulation.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-102)
   "ANTIQUE VEHICLE."  A motor vehicle that is more than 25 years of age or a bona fide replica thereof, and which is driven on the highways only going to and returning from an antique auto show or an exhibition, or for servicing or demonstration, or a fire-fighting vehicle more than 20 years old which is not used as fire-fighting equipment, but is used only for the purposes of exhibition or demonstration.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-102.1)
   "APPROVED DRIVER EDUCATION COURSE."
      (1)   Any course of driver education approved by the superintendent of public instruction, offered by public or private schools maintaining grades 9 through 12, and meeting at least the minimum requirements of the Driver Education Act, as now or hereafter amended; or
      (2)   Any course of driver education offered by a school licensed to give driver education instructions under this title, which meets at least the minimum educational requirements of the Driver Education Act, as now or hereafter amended, and is approved by the superintendent of public instruction;
      (3)   Any course of driver education given in another state to an Illinois resident attending school in that state, and approved by the state administrator of the driver education program of the other state; or
      (4)   Any course of driver education given at a Department of Defense Education Activity school that is approved by the Department of Defense Education Activity and taught by an adult driver education instructor or traffic safety officer.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-103)
   "ARTERIAL STREET."  Any U.S. or state numbered route, controlled-access highway, or other major radial or circumferential street or highway designated by local authorities within their respective jurisdictions as part of a major arterial system of streets or highways. (ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-104)
   “AUTHORIZED EMERGENCY VEHICLE.” Emergency vehicles of municipal departments or public service corporations as are designated or authorized by proper local authorities; police vehicles; vehicles of the fire department; vehicles of a HazMat or technical rescue team authorized by a county board under ILCS Ch.55, Act 5, § 5-1127; ambulances; vehicles of the Illinois Department of Corrections; vehicles of the Illinois Department of Juvenile Justice; vehicles of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency; vehicles of the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal; mine rescue and explosives emergency response vehicles of the Department of Natural Resources; vehicles of the Illinois Department of Public Health; vehicles of the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority with a gross vehicle weight rating of 9,000 pounds or more and those identified as Highway Emergency Lane Patrol; vehicles of the Illinois Department of Transportation identified as Emergency Traffic Patrol; and vehicles of a municipal or county emergency services and disaster agency, as defined by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-105)
   "BICYCLE."  Every device propelled by human power upon which any person may ride, having 2 tandem wheels, except scooters and similar devices.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-106)
   "BUS."  Every motor vehicle, other than a commuter van, designed for carrying more than 10 passengers and used for the transportation of persons; and every motor vehicle, other than a taxicab, designed and used for the transportation of persons for compensation.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-107)
   "BUSINESS DISTRICT."  The territory contiguous to and including a highway when within 600 feet along the highway there are buildings in use for business or industrial purposes, including but not limited to hotels, banks, or office buildings, railroad stations, and public buildings which occupy at least 300 feet of frontage on one side, or 300 feet collectively on both sides of the highway.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-108)
   "CAMPING TRAILER."  A trailer, not used commercially, constructed with partial side walls which fold for towing and unfold to provide temporary living quarters for recreational camping or travel use and of a size or weight not requiring an overdimension permit when towed on a highway.  (ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-109.01)
   "CANCELLATION OF DRIVER'S LICENSE."  The annulment or termination by formal action of the secretary of state of a person's driver's license because of some error or defect in the license, or because the licensee is no longer entitled to the license, but with the exceptions of ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, §§ 6-107, 6-108 and 6-201, the cancellation of a license is without prejudice, and application for a new license may be made at any time after the cancellation.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-110)
   “CHARITABLE VEHICLE.
      (1)   Any vehicle other than a vehicle of the first division or a school bus which is exclusively owned and operated by a religious or charitable not-for-profit organization and is used primarily in conducting the official activities of such organization.
      (2)   This definition does not include:
         (a)   A bus operated by a public utility, municipal corporation, or common carrier authorized to conduct local or interurban transportation of passengers when such bus is on a regularly scheduled route for the transportation of other fare-paying passengers or furnishing charter service for the transportation of groups on special trips or in connection with special events and not over a regular or customary religious organization bus route; or
         (b)   A school bus as defined.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-111.1a)
   "CHAUFFEUR."
      (1)   All persons employed by another for the principal purpose of driving a motor vehicle; and
      (2)   All persons who drive a school bus transporting children; and
      (3)   All persons employed in connection with the operation of any school, day camp, summer camp, or nursery school, who drive any motor vehicle transporting children to or from any school, day camp, summer camp, or nursery school; and
      (4)   All persons who drive any motor vehicle when in use for the transportation of persons or property for compensation.
      (5)   All persons who drive a commuter van while transporting persons to and from their place of employment.
   "COMMERCIAL VEHICLE."  Any vehicle operated for the transportation of persons or property in the furtherance of any commercial or industrial enterprise, for-hire or not-for-hire, but not including, a commuter van, a vehicle used in a ridesharing arrangement when being used for that purpose, or a recreational vehicle not being used commercially.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-1141.8)
   "COMMUTER VAN."  A motor vehicle, designed for the transportation of not less than nine nor more than 16 passengers which is:
      (1)   Used in a ridesharing arrangement; or
      (2)   Owned or leased by or on behalf of a company or an employee organization and operated on a non-profit basis with the primary purpose of transporting employees of the company between the employees' homes and the company's place of business or a public transportation station and in which the operating, administrative, maintenance, and reasonable depreciation costs are paid principally by the persons utilizing the commuter van.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-111.9)
   "CONTROLLED-ACCESS HIGHWAY."  Every highway, street, or roadway in respect to which owners or occupants of abutting lands and other persons have no legal right of access to or from the same, except at such points only and in such manner as may be determined by the public authority having jurisdiction over the highway, street, or roadway.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-112)
   "CROSSWALK."
      (1)   That part of a roadway at an intersection included within the connections of the lateral lines of the sidewalks on opposite sides of the highway measured from the curbs or, in the absence of curbs, from the edges of the traversable roadway, and in the absence of a sidewalk on one side of a highway, that part of the highway included within the extension of the lateral line of the existing sidewalk to the side of the highway without the sidewalk, with the extension forming a right angle to the centerline of the highway;
      (2)   Any portion of a roadway at an intersection or elsewhere distinctly indicated for pedestrian crossing by lines or other markings on the surface, placed in accordance with the provisions in the manual adopted by the Department of Transportation as authorized in ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 11-301.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § l-113)
   "DEALER."  Every person engaged in the business of acquiring or disposing of vehicles their essential parts, and who has an established place of business for those purposes.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § l-115)
   "DEPARTMENT."  The Department of Transportation of the state, acting directly or through its duly authorized agents or officers.
   "DRIVER."  Every person who drives or is in actual physical control of a vehicle.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-116)
   "DRIVER LICENSE COMPACT."  The driver license compact set forth in ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 6-700 et seq.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-117)
   “ESSENTIAL PARTS.
      (1)   All integral and body parts of a vehicle of a type required to be registered hereunder, the removal, alteration, or substitution of which would tend to conceal the identity of the vehicle or substantially alter its appearance, model, type, or mode of operation. “ESSENTIAL PARTS” includes the following:  vehicle hulks, shells, chassis, frames, front end assemblies (which may consist of headlight, grill, fenders and hood), front clip (front end assembly with cowl attached), rear clip (which may consist of quarter panels, fenders, floor, and top), doors, hatchbacks, fenders, cabs, cab clips, cowls, hoods, trunk lids, deck lids, bed, front bumper, rear bumper, transmissions, seats, engines, and similar parts.  “ESSENTIAL PARTS” shall also include fairings, fuel tanks, and forks of motorcycles. “ESSENTIAL PARTS” shall also include stereo radios.
      (2)   An “ESSENTIAL PART” which does not have affixed to it an identification number as defined in ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-129, adopts the identification number of the vehicle to which such part is affixed, installed or mounted.
      (3)   “ESSENTIAL PARTS” does not include an engine, transmission, or a rear axle that is used in a glider kit.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-118)
   "ESTABLISHED PLACE OF BUSINESS."
      (1)   The place owned or leased and regularly occupied for the primary and principal purpose of engaging in manufacturing, selling, buying, bartering, exchanging, or dealing in, on consignment or otherwise, motor vehicles by any person duly licensed as a new or used motor vehicle dealer;
      (2)   Where motor vehicles are displayed and offered for sale;
      (3)   Where the books and records required for the conduct of the business of the person are maintained and kept;
      (4)   Where there are adequate facilities to enable the dealer to carry out warranties made to buyers of motor vehicles sold and to place the vehicles in safe operating condition, but such facilities need not be on the premises if the dealer operating the place of business provides, by written contract, for the use of and uses an established motor vehicle repair shop for having the warranties carried out and the vehicles placed in safe operating condition;
      (5)   Established place of business shall not include a house trailer, residence, tent, temporary stand, temporary address, office space, room or rooms in a hotel, rooming house or apartment house, or the premises occupied by a single or multiple unit dwelling house.
   "EXPLOSIVES."  Any chemical compound or mechanical mixture that is commonly used or intended for the purpose of producing an explosion, and which contains any oxidizing and combustive units or other ingredients in such proportions, quantities, or packing that an ignition by fire, by friction, by concussion, by percussion, or by detonator of any part of the compound or mixture may cause such a sudden generation of highly heated gases that the resultant gaseous pressures are capable of producing destructive effects on contiguous objects or of destroying life or limb.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-119)
   "FALSIFY."  To alter or forge.
   "FARM TRACTOR."  Every motor vehicle designed and used primarily as a farm implement for drawing wagons, plows, mowing machines, and other implements of husbandry, and every implement of husbandry which is self-propelled, excluding all-terrain vehicles and off-highway motorcycles as defined in ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, §§ 1-101.08 and 1-153.1, respectively.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-120)
   "FLAMMABLE LIQUID."  Any liquid which has a flash point of 70 degrees Fahrenheit., or less, as determined by a tagliabue or equivalent closed-cup test device.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-121)
   "FLEET."  One or more commercial motor vehicles.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-122)
   "FLEET SAFETY VEHICLE."  Any motor vehicle which is used to supervise operations of vehicles of the second division on the highway so as to promote safety and legal operations of the second division vehicle.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-122.1)
   "FOREIGN VEHICLE."  Any motor vehicle of a type required to be registered hereunder, brought into this state from another state, territory, or country other  than in the ordinary course of business by or through a manufacturer or dealer, and not registered in this state.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-123)
   "FOR-HIRE."  The operation of a vehicle for compensation and subject to federal regulation by the Interstate Commerce Commission, or to state regulation by the Illinois Commerce Commission.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-122.5)
   "GROSS WEIGHT."  The weight of a vehicle, whether operated singly or in combination, without load, plus the weight of load thereon.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-125)
   "HIGHWAY."  The entire width between the boundary lines of every way publicly maintained when any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel or located on public school property.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-126)
   "HOUSE TRAILER."
      (1)   A trailer or semitrailer equipped and used for living quarters or for human habitation (temporarily or permanently) rather than for the transportation of freight, goods, wares, and merchandise; or
      (2)   A house trailer or a semitrailer which is used commercially (temporarily or permanently) for the advertising, sales, display, or promotion of merchandise or services, or for any other commercial purpose except the transportation of property for hire or the transportation of property for distribution by a private carrier.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-128)
   "IDENTIFICATION NUMBER."  The numbers and letters, if any, on a vehicle or essential part, affixed by its manufacturer, the Secretary of State, or the Department of State Police for the purpose of identifying the vehicle or essential part, or which is required to be affixed to the vehicle or part by federal or state law.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-129)
   "IMPLEMENT OF HUSBANDRY."  Every vehicle designed and adapted exclusively for agricultural, horticultural, or livestock raising operations, including farm wagons, wagon trailers, or like vehicles used in connection therewith, or for lifting or carrying an implement of husbandry, provided that no farm wagon, wagon trailer, or like vehicle having a gross weight of more than 36,000 pounds, shall be included hereunder.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-130)
   "IMPROVED HIGHWAY."  Any roadway of concrete, brick, asphalt, macadam and crushed stone, or gravel.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-131)
   "INTERSECTION."
      (1)   The area embraced within the prolongation or connection of the lateral curb lines, or, if none, then the lateral boundary lines of the roadways of 2 highways which join one another at, or approximately at, right angles, or the area within which vehicles traveling upon different roadways joining at any other angle may come in conflict.
      (2)   Where a highway includes 2 roadways 40 feet or more apart, then every crossing of each roadway of the divided highway by an intersecting highway shall be regarded as a separate intersection.
      (3)   The junction of an alley with a street or highway does not constitute an intersection.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-132)
   "INTERSTATE" or "INTERSTATE COMMERCE." Transportation between 2 or more states, or transportation originating in one state and passing into or through other states for delivery in another state, and which is not intrastate.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-133)
   "INTRASTATE" or "INTRASTATE COMMERCE." Transportation originating at any point or place within this state and destined to any other point or place within this state, irrespective of the route, highway, or highways traversed, and including transportation which passes into or through another state before delivery is made within this state, and including any act of transportation which includes or completes a pickup within Illinois for delivery within Illinois.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-134)
   “JUNK VEHICLE.”  A vehicle which has been or is being disassembled, crushed, compressed, flattened, destroyed, or otherwise reduced to a state in which it no longer can be returned to an operable state, or has been branded or assigned as junk or a similar designation by another state or jurisdiction.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-134.1)
   "LANE-CONTROL SIGNAL."  An official traffic-control device consisting of an electrically controlled and illuminated signal of a square or rectangular design, and employing distinctive colors or symbols used to control the direction of vehicular flow on the particular lane to which the indication applies.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-135)
   "LANED ROADWAY."  A roadway which is divided into 2 or more clearly marked lanes for vehicular traffic.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-136)
   "LEASE."  A written document vesting exclusive possession, use, control, and responsibility of the lessee during the periods the vehicle is operated by or for the lessee for a specific period of time.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-137)
   "LICENSE TO DRIVE."  Any driver's license or any other license or permit to operate a motor vehicle issued under the laws of this state including:
      (1)   Any temporary license or instruction permit;
      (2)   The privilege of any person to drive a motor vehicle, whether or not the person holds a valid license or permit;
      (3)   Any nonresident's driving privilege as defined herein.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-138)
   "LIENHOLDER."  A person holding a security interest in a vehicle.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-139)
   "LIMOUSINE."  Any privately owned first division vehicle intended to be used for the transportation of persons for-hire when the payment is not based on a meter charge, but is prearranged for a designated destination.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-139.1)
   "LOCAL AUTHORITIES."  Every county, municipal, and other local board or body having authority to enact laws relating to traffic under the constitution and laws of this state and each road district highway commissioner having that authority.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-140)
   "MAIL."  To deposit in the United States mail properly addressed and with postage prepaid.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-141)
   "MANUFACTURER."  Every person engaged in the business of manufacturing and assembling vehicles or reconstructed vehicles, or engine and driveline components for vehicles.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-142)
   "MERGING TRAFFIC."  A maneuver executed by the drivers of vehicles, on converging roadways to permit entry into the junction thereof, wherein the driver of each vehicle involved is required to adjust his vehicular speed and lateral position so as to avoid a collision with any other vehicle.
   "METAL TIRE."  Every tire the surface of which in contact with the highway is wholly or partly of metal or other hard, nonresilient material.
   “MOPED.”  A motor-driven cycle, with or without optional power derived from manually operated pedals, whose speed attainable in one mile is at least 20 m.p.h. but not greater than 30 m.p.h., and is equipped with a motor that produces two brake horsepower or less.  If an internal combustion engine is used, the displacement shall not exceed 50 cubic centimeter displacement and the power drive system shall not require the operator to shift gears.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-148.2)
   "MOTOR CARRIER."  An operator of for-hire vehicles pursuant to the Illinois Motor-Carrier of Property Law.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, 1-145)
   "MOTOR HOME, MINI MOTOR HOME OR VANCAMPER."  A self-contained motor vehicle, not used commercially, designed or permanently converted to provide living quarters for recreational, camping, or travel use, with direct walk-through access to the living quarters from the driver's seat.  Such vehicles must include at least four of the following:
      (1)   A cooking facility with an on-board fuel source;
      (2)   A gas or electric refrigerator;
      (3)   A toilet with exterior evacuation
      (4)   A heating or air conditioning system with an on-board power or fuel source separate from the vehicle engine;
      (5)   A potable water supply system that includes at least a sink, a faucet, and a water tank with an exterior service supply connection;
      (6)   A 110-125 volt electric power supply.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-145.01)
   “MOTOR VEHICLE.”  Every vehicle which is self-propelled, except for vehicles moved solely by human power, motorized wheelchairs, low-speed electric bicycles, and low-speed gas bicycles.  For this section, motor vehicles are divided into two divisions:
      (1)   First division.  Those motor vehicles which are designed for carrying not more than 10 persons.
      (2)   Second division.  Those motor vehicles which are designed for carrying more than 10 persons, those motor vehicles designed or used for living quarters, those motor vehicles which are designed for pulling or carrying freight, cargo, or implements of husbandry, and those motor vehicles of the first division remodeled for use and used as motor vehicles of the second division.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-146)
   "MOTOR-DRIVEN CYCLE."  Every motorcycle and every motor scooter with less than 150 cubic centimeter piston displacement, including motorized pedalcycles.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-145.001)
   “MOTORCYCLE.”  Every motor vehicle having a seat or saddle for the use of the rider, and designed to travel on not more than 3 wheels in contact with the ground, but excluding an autocycle or tractor.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-147)
   "MOTORIZED WHEELCHAIR."  Any self-propelled vehicle, including a three-wheeled vehicle, designed for and used by a person with disabilities, that is incapable of a speed in excess of 8 m.p.h. on level ground. 
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-148.3)
   "MULTIPURPOSE PASSENGER VEHICLE."  A passenger-carrying vehicle which is constructed either on a truck chassis, or with special features for occasional off-road operation.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-148.3b)
   "NONCOMMERCIAL VEHICLE."  Any vehicle that is not a commercial vehicle.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-151.6)
   "NONRESIDENT."  Every person who is not a resident of this state.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-149)
   "NONRESIDENT'S DRIVING PRIVILEGE."  The privilege conferred upon a nonresident by the laws of this state pertaining to the operation by the person of a motor vehicle, or the use of a vehicle owned by the person, in this state.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-150)
   "NOT-FOR-HIRE."  Operation of a commercial vehicle in furtherance of any commercial or industrial enterprise, but not-for-hire.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-153)
   "OFFICIAL TRAFFIC-CONTROL DEVICES."  All signs, signals, markings, and devices which conform with the state manual, and not inconsistent with this title, placed or erected by authority of a public body or official having jurisdiction, for the purpose of regulating, warning, or guiding traffic.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-154)
   "OWNER."  A person who holds legal title of a vehicle, or in the event a vehicle is the subject of an agreement for the conditional sale or lease thereof with the right of purchase upon performance of the conditions stated in the agreement, and with an immediate right of possession vested in the conditional vendee or lessee, or in the event a mortgagor of the vehicle is entitled to possession, then the conditional vendee or lessee or mortgagor shall be deemed the owner for the purpose of this title.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-155)
   "PARK" or "PARKING."  The standing of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than when temporarily and actually engaged in loading or unloading merchandise or passengers.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-156)
   "PASSENGER CAR."  A motor vehicle of the first division, including a multipurpose passenger vehicle, that is designed for carrying not more than 10 persons.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-157)
   “PEDESTRIAN.”  Any person afoot or wearing in-line speed skates, including a person with a physical, hearing, or visual disability.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-158)
   "PERSON."  Every natural person, firm, copartnership, association, or corporation.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-159)
   “PERSON WITH DISABILITIES.”  A natural person who, as determined by a licensed physician, by a licensed physician assistant, or by a licensed advanced practice nurse:
      (1)   Cannot walk without the use of, or assistance from, a brace, cane, crutch, another person, prosthetic device, wheelchair, or other assistive device;
      (2)   Is restricted by lung disease to such an extent that his or her forced (respiratory) expiratory volume for one second, when measured by spirometry, is less than one liter, or the arterial oxygen tension is less than 60 mm/hg on room air at rest;
      (3)   Uses portable oxygen;
      (4)   Has a cardiac condition to the extent that the person’s functional limitations are classified in severity as Class III or Class IV, according to standards set by the American Heart Association;
      (5)   Is severely limited in the person’s ability to walk due to an arthritic, neurological, oncological, or orthopedic condition;
      (6)   Cannot walk 200 feet without stopping to rest because of one of the above five conditions; or
      (7)   Is missing a hand or arm or has permanently lost the use of a hand or arm.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-159.1)
   "PNEUMATIC TIRE."  Every tire in which compressed air is designed to support the load.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-160)
   "POLE TRAILER."  Every vehicle without motive power designed to be drawn by another vehicle, and attached to the towing vehicle by means of a reach or pole, or by being boomed or otherwise secured to the towing vehicle, and ordinarily used for transporting long or irregularly shaped loads such as poles, pipes, or structural members capable, generally, of sustaining themselves as beams between the supporting connections.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-161)
   "POLICE OFFICER."  Every officer authorized to direct or regulate traffic, or to make arrests and issue citations for violations of traffic regulations.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-162.5)
   "PRINCIPAL PLACE OF BUSINESS."  The place where any person transacts his principal business, or where he makes up and approves his payroll, maintains a central file of records, and maintains his principal executive offices.  In the event that not all of these functions are performed in one place, then that place where a majority of these functions are performed, or the place where the person does in fact principally transact and control his business affairs shall be considered as the principal place of business.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-162.5)
   "PRIVATE ROAD OR DRIVEWAY."  Every way or place in private ownership, and used for vehicular travel by the owner and those having express or implied permission from the owner, but not by other persons.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-163)
   "RAILROAD."  A carrier of persons or property upon cars, other than streetcars, operated upon stationary rails.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-166)
   "RAILROAD-HIGHWAY GRADE CROSSING."  The intersection of stationary rails owned or used in the operation of a railroad corporation across a highway.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-166.1)
   "RAILROAD SIGNS OR SIGNAL."  Any sign, signal, or device, other than an official traffic-control signal or device, erected in accordance with the laws governing the same, and intended to give notice of the presence of railroad tracks or the approach of a railroad train.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 167)
   "RAILROAD TRAIN."  A steam engine, electric or other motor, with or without cars coupled thereto, operated upon rails, except streetcars.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-168)
   "RECREATIONAL VEHICLE."  Every camping trailer, motor home, mini motor home, travel trailer, truck camper, or van camper used primarily for recreational purposes, and not used commercially.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-169)
   REGISTRATION.
      (1)   The registration certificate or certificates and registration plates issued under the laws of this state pertaining to the registration of vehicles.
      (2)   “REGISTRATION” and “REGISTRATION STICKER OR STICKERS” includes digital registration plates and digital registration stickers issued by the Secretary of State under ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 3-401.5.
   "REGISTRATION STICKER."  A device to be attached to a registration plate that will renew the registration and registration plate or plates for a predetermined period, not to exceed one registration year.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-171)
   "REMOVE."  Includes removing, defacing, covering, or destroying.
   "RESCUE SQUAD."  A voluntary association of individuals, or a fire department, dedicated to saving lives through the rescue of persons entrapped in wrecked vehicles or other hazardous circumstances, and associated with some unit of government.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-171.6)
   "RESCUE SQUAD VEHICLE."  A vehicle specifically designed, configured, and equipped for the performance of access and extrication from hazardous or life-endangering situations.  However, if such vehicles have emergency medical transport capability, they must be classified as rescue vehicles.
   "RESCUE VEHICLE."  Any publicly or privately owned vehicle which is specifically designed, configured, and equipped for the performance of access and extrication of persons from hazardous or life-endangering situations, as well as for the emergency transportation of persons who are sick, injured, wounded, or otherwise incapacitated or helpless.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-171.8)
   "RESIDENCE DISTRICT."  The territory contiguous to and including a highway, not comprising a business district, when the property on the highway for a distance of 300 feet or more is in the main improved with residences or residences and buildings in use for business.  For purposes of establishing maximum speed limits, a "RESIDENCE DISTRICT" shall be at least a quarter of a mile long with residences or residences and buildings in use for businesses spaced no more than 500 feet apart.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-172)
   "RESIDENT.
      (1)   Every natural person who resides in this state shall be deemed a resident of this state.
      (2)   In the case of a firm, copartnership, or association, if the principal place of business of the firm, copartnership, or association is located in the State of Illinois, then the firm, copartnership, or association shall be deemed a resident of the State of Illinois.
      (3)   In the case of a corporation, if the corporation was incorporated under the laws of the State of Illinois, or if the principal place of business of the corporation is in the State of Illinois, then the corporation shall be deemed a resident of the State of Illinois.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-173)
   "RESTRICTED DRIVING PERMIT."  A restricted driving permit is that document which grants and specifies limited privileges to drivers of motor vehicles who have had their full driving privileges suspended, revoked, or cancelled.  The restricted driving permit is valid only when in the immediate possession of the driver to whom it is issued.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-173.1)
   "RETAIL SALE."  The act or attempted act of selling vehicles or otherwise disposing of a vehicle to a person for use as a consumer.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-174)
   "REVERSIBLE LANE."  A lane of a 2 or more laned roadway upon which traffic may be directed to move in either direction by means of lane-control signals or other devices, in conjunction with official signs.
   "REVOCATION OF DRIVER'S LICENSE."  The termination by formal action of the secretary, of a person's license or privilege to operate a motor vehicle on the public highways, which termination shall not be subject to renewal or restoration, except that an application for a new license may be presented and acted upon by the secretary after the expiration of at least one year after the date of revocation.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-176)
   "RIGHT-OF-WAY."  The right of one vehicle or pedestrian to proceed in a lawful manner in preference to another vehicle or pedestrian approaching under such circumstances of direction, speed, and proximity as to give rise to danger of collision, unless one grants precedence to the other.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-177)
   "ROAD TRACTOR."  Every motor vehicle designed and used for drawing other vehicles, and not so constructed as to carry any load thereon, either independently or any part of the weight of a vehicle or load so drawn.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-178)
   "ROADWAY."  That portion of a highway improved, designed, or ordinarily used for vehicular travel, exclusive of the berm or shoulder.  In the event a highway includes 2 or more separate roadways, the term "ROADWAY" as used herein shall refer to any such roadway separately, but not to all such roadways collectively.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-179)
   "RURAL MAIL DELIVERY VEHICLE."  Every vehicle used to deliver U.S. mail on a rural mail delivery route.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-180)
   "SAFETY ZONE."  The area or space officially set apart within a roadway for the exclusive use of pedestrians, and which is protected or is so marked or indicated by adequate signs as to be plainly visible at all times while set apart as a safety zone.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-181)
   "SAMPLE REGISTRATION PLATE."  A specimen of a registration plate issued for display purposes only, and not to be affixed to or to be displayed upon a motor vehicle.
   "SCHOOL BUS."
      (1)   Every motor vehicle, except as provided in division (2) below, owned or operated by or for any of the following entities for the transportation of persons regularly enrolled as students in grade 12 or below in connection with any activity of the entity:
         (a)   A public or private primary or secondary school;
         (b)   A primary or secondary school operated by a religious institution; or
         (c)   Any public, private, or religious nursery school.
      (2)   This definition does not include the following:
         (a)   A bus operated by a public utility, municipal corporation, or common carrier authorized to conduct local or interurban transportation of passengers when the bus is not traveling a specific school bus route but is:
            1.  On a regularly scheduled route for the transportation of other fare-paying passengers;
            2.  Furnishing charter service for the transportation of groups on field trips or other special trips or in connection with special events; or
            3.  Being used for shuttle service between attendance centers or other educational facilities.
         (b)   A motor vehicle of the First Division;
         (c)   A multifunction school-activity bus.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-182)
   "SECRETARY."  The Illinois Secretary of the State or his or her designee.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-183)
   "SECURITY AGREEMENT."  A written agreement which reserves or creates a security interest.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-185)
   "SECURITY INTEREST."  An interest in a vehicle reserved or created by agreement, and which secures payment or performance of an obligation.  The term includes the interest of a lessor under a lease intended as security.  A security interest is "perfected" when it is valid against third parties generally, subject only to specific statutory exceptions.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-186)
   "SEMITRAILER."  Every vehicle without motive power, other than a pole trailer, designed for carrying persons or property and for being drawn by a motor vehicle, and so constructed that some part of its weight and that of its load rests upon or is carried by another vehicle.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-187)
   "SHOULDER."  That portion of the highway adjacent to the roadway for accommodating stopped vehicles or for emergency use.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-187.1)
   "SIDEWALK."  That portion of a street between the curb lines, or the lateral lines of roadway and the adjacent property lines, intended for use of pedestrians.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-188)
   "SITUS OR BASE OF VEHICLE."  The place where a vehicle is principally garaged, or from whence it is principally dispatched, or where the movements of the vehicle usually originate.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-189)
   "SOLID TIRE."  Every tire of rubber or other resilient material which does not depend upon compressed air for the support of the load.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-190)
   "SPECIAL MOBILE EQUIPMENT."  Every vehicle not designed or used primarily for the transportation of persons or property, and only incidentally operated or moved over a highway, including but not limited to: street sweepers, ditchdigging apparatus,  well-boring apparatus and road construction and maintenance machinery such as asphalt spreaders, bituminous mixers, bucket loaders, tractors other than truck tractors, ditchers, leveling graders, finishing machines, motor graders, road rollers, scarifiers, earth-moving carryalls and scrapers, power shovels and drag lines, and self-propelled cranes and earth-moving equipment.  The term does not include house trailers, dump trucks, truck mounted transit mixers, cranes or shovels, or other vehicles designed for the transportation of persons or property to which machinery has been attached.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-191)
   "SPECIALLY CONSTRUCTED VEHICLE."  Every vehicle of a type required to be registered hereunder that has been materially altered from its original construction by the removal, addition or substitution of essential parts; or was not originally constructed under the distinctive name by a generally recognized manufacturer of vehicles.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-192)
   "SPEED-CHANGE LANE."  An auxiliary lane, including tapered areas, primarily for the acceleration or deceleration of vehicles entering or leaving the through traffic lanes.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-193)
   "STAND" or "STANDING."  The halting of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, otherwise than when temporarily and actually engaged in receiving or discharging passengers.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-194)
   "STATE."  A state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a province of the Dominion of Canada.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-195)
   "STATE HIGHWAYS."  Defined in the Illinois Highway Code as the same may from time to time be amended.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-196)
   "STATE POLICE."  The Illinois state police.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-197)
   "STINGER-STEERED SEMITRAILER."  Every semitrailer which has its kingpin on a projection to the front of the structure of the semitrailer, and is combined with the fifth wheel of the truck tractor at a point not less than 2 feet to the rear of the center of the rearmost axle of such tractor.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-198)
   "STOP."  The complete cessation from movement.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-199)
   "STOP" or "STOPPING."  Any halting, even momentarily, of a vehicle, whether occupied or not, except when necessary to avoid conflict with other traffic, or in compliance with the directions of a police officer or traffic-control sign or signal.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-200)
   "STREET."  The entire width between boundary lines of every way publicly maintained when any part thereof is open to the use of the public for purposes of vehicular travel.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-201)
   "SUBURBAN DISTRICT."  That portion of any city, village, or incorporated town, other than the business and residence districts.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-203)
   "SUSPENSION OF DRIVER'S LICENSE."  The temporary withdrawal by formal action of the secretary, of a person's license or privilege to operate a motor vehicle on the public highways, for a period specifically designated by the secretary.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-204)
   "THROUGH HIGHWAY."  Every highway or portion thereof on which vehicular traffic is given preferential right-of-way, and at the entrances to which vehicular traffic from intersecting highways is required by law to yield the right-of-way to vehicles on the through highway in obedience to either a stop sign or a yield sign, when those signs are erected as provided in this title.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-205)
   "TOW TRUCK."  Every truck designed or altered and equipped for and used to push, tow, carry upon, or draw vehicles by means of a crane, hoist, towbar, towline, or auxiliary axle, or carried upon to render assistance to disabled vehicles, except for any truck tractor temporarily converted to a tow truck by means of a portable wrecker unit attached to the fifth wheel of the truck tractor and used only by the owner to tow a disabled vehicle also owned by him or her and never used for hire.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-205.1)
   "TRAFFIC."  Pedestrians, ridden or herded animals, vehicles, streetcars, and other conveyances either singly or together while using any highway for purposes of travel.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-207)
   "TRAFFIC AUTHORITY."  The lieutenant in charge of the traffic division.
   "TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL."  Any official traffic-control device other than a railroad sign or signal, whether manually, electrically, or mechanically operated, by which traffic is alternately directed to stop and permitted to proceed.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-208)
   "TRAFFIC DIVISION."  The traffic division of the police department of the city.
   "TRAFFIC REGULATIONS."  Any provision of this code or other regulatory ordinance the purpose of which is to directly control or improve traffic and safety of both vehicles and pedestrians.
   "TRAILER."  Every vehicle without motive power in operation, other than a pole trailer, designed for carrying persons or property, and for being drawn by a motor vehicle, and so constructed that no part of its weight rests upon the towing vehicle.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-209)
   "TRANSPORTER."  Every person engaged in the drive-away or tow-away business of transporting vehicles, not his own, by driving either singly or by the towbar, saddle mount, or full mount methods, or any combinations thereof, or by drawing or towing house trailers, semitrailers, or trailers, including their coupling devices, and using the public highways of this state therefor.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-210)
   "TRAVEL TRAILER."  A trailer, not used commercially, designed to provide living quarters for recreational, camping, or travel use, and of a size or weight not requiring an overdimension permit when towed on a highway.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 210.01)
   "TRUCK."  Every motor vehicle, except a road tractor or a truck tractor as otherwise defined in this chapter, designed, used, or maintained primarily for the transportation of property.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-211)
   "TRUCK CAMPER."  A truck, not used commercially, when equipped with a portable unit designed to be loaded onto the bed which is constructed to provide temporary living quarters for recreational, travel, or camping use.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-211.01)
   "TRUCKSTER."  Every motor vehicle or motorcycle with 3 wheels designed, used, or maintained primarily for the transportation of property.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-212.5)
   "TRUCK TRACTOR."  Every motor vehicle designed and used primarily for drawing other vehicles, and not so constructed as to carry a load other than a part of the weight of the vehicle and load so drawn.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-212)
   "TRIP LEASE."  A one-trip lease of a vehicle to a lessee.
   "URBAN DISTRICT."  The territory contiguous to and including any street which is built up with structures devoted to business, industry, or dwelling houses, and situated at intervals of less than 100 feet for a distance of 1/4 mile or more.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-214)
   "URBAN AREA."  An urban area is any incorporated or unincorporated area developed primarily for residential or business purposes.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-214.8)
   "USED CAR DEALER."  Every person engaged in the business of buying, selling, or exchanging used motor vehicles, and who has an established place of business for that purpose in this city.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-215)
   "USED MOTOR VEHICLE."  Every motor vehicle which has been sold, bargained, exchanged, given away, or title transferred from the person who first acquired it from the manufacturer or importer, dealer, or agent of the manufacturer or importer, and so used as to have become what is commonly known as "secondhand" within the ordinary meaning thereof; provided, that a new motor vehicle shall not be considered as a "USED MOTORVEHICLE" until it has been placed in a bona fide consumer use, notwithstanding the number of transfers of the motor vehicle.  The term "BONA FIDE CONSUMER USE" means actual operation by an owner who acquired the vehicle for use in business or for pleasure purposes, and who has been granted a certificate of title on the motor vehicle, and has registered the motor vehicle, all in accordance with the laws of the residence of the owner.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-216)
   "VEHICLE."
      (1)   Every device, in, upon, or by which any person or property is or may be transported or drawn upon a highway or requiring a certificate of title under ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 3-101, except devices moved by human power, devices used exclusively upon stationary rails or tracks, and snowmobiles as defined in the Snowmobile Registration and Safety Act.
      (2)   For the purposes of this section, unless otherwise prescribed, a device shall be considered to be a vehicle until such time it either comes within the definition of a "junk vehicle", as defined under this section, or a junking certificate is issued for it.
      (3)   For this section vehicles are divided into 2 divisions:
         (a)   First division.  Those motor vehicles which are designed for the carrying of not more than 10 persons;
         (b)   Second division.  Those vehicles which are designed for carrying more than 10 persons; those designed or used for living quarters; those which are designed for pulling or carrying property, freight, or cargo; those vehicles of the first division remodeled for use and used as vehicles of the second division; and those vehicles of the first division used and registered as school buses.
(ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 1-217)
   "YIELD RIGHT-OF-WAY."  When required by an official sign, the act of granting the privilege of the immediate use of the intersecting roadway to traffic within the intersection and to vehicles approaching from the right or left, but when the roadway is clear may proceed into the intersection.
(‘64 Code, § 21-1, § 21-102)  (Ord. , passed    ; Am. Ord. 6994, passed 7-19-83; Am. Ord. 7140, passed 8-20-85; Am. Ord. 7208, passed 9-23-86)