§ 74.047  OVERLOADED SCHOOL BUS; LIABILITY INSURANCE.
   (A)     No school bus, commuter van, or motor vehicle, owned by or used for hire by and in connection with the operation of private or public schools, day camps, summer camps, or nursery schools, or in charter operations, and no commuter van or passenger car used for a for-profit ridesharing arrangement, shall be operated if it is occupied by more passengers than recommended by the manufacturer thereof if the vehicle is manufactured as a passenger vehicle; if the vehicle is manufactured for use other than passenger, then it shall not accommodate more passengers than provided for by the manufacturer in passenger vehicles of like style or rating.
   (B)   (1)   No school bus, commuter van, or motor vehicle, owned by or used for hire by and in connection with the operation of private or public schools, day camps, summer camps, or nursery schools, and no commuter van or passenger car used for a for-profit ridesharing arrangement, shall be operated for those purposes unless the owner thereof shall carry a minimum personal injury liability insurance in the amount of $25,000 for any one person in any one accident, and subject to the limit for one person, $100,000 for two or more persons injured by reason of the operation of the vehicle in any one accident. This division (B)(1) applies only to personal injury liability policies issued or renewed before January 1, 2013.
      (2)   Liability insurance policies issued or renewed on and after January 1, 2013 shall comply with the following:
         (a)   Except as provided in division (B)(2)(b) of this section, any vehicle that is used for a purpose that requires a school bus driver permit under ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, § 6-104 shall carry a minimum of liability insurance in the amount of $2,000,000 combined single limit per accident;
         (b)   Any vehicle that is used for a purpose that requires a school bus driver permit under Ch. 625, Act 5, § 6-104 and is used in connection with the operation of private day care facilities, day camps, summer camps, or nursery schools shall carry a minimum of liability insurance in the amount of $1,000,000 combined single limit per accident;
         (c)   Any commuter van or passenger car used for a for-profit ridesharing arrangement shall carry a minimum of liability insurance in the amount of $500,000 combined single limit per accident.
(Ord. 7140, passed 8-20-85)  Penalty, see § 70.999
Statutory reference:
   Similar provisions, see ILCS Ch. 625, Act 5, §§ 12-707, 12-707.01