TITLE 5
MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAFFIC
CHAPTER 1
DEFINITIONS AND RULES OF THE ROAD
SECTION:
5.1.1: Adoption And Incorporation By Reference Of The Illinois Vehicle Code (Rules Of The Road)
5.1.2: Penalties
5.1.3: Careless Driving
5.1.1: ADOPTION AND INCORPORATION BY REFERENCE OF THE ILLINOIS VEHICLE CODE (RULES OF THE ROAD):
Pursuant to 625 Illinois Compiled Statutes 5/20-204 of the Illinois vehicle code, the city adopts and incorporates by reference all paragraphs and sections of the Illinois vehicle code and subsequent amendments, excluding chapter 12, as if fully set forth herein as the city of Woodstock vehicle code. The section numbers used in the Illinois vehicle code shall be identical to those section numbers in the city of Woodstock vehicle code. (Ord. 16-O-17, 3-15-2016)
5.1.2: PENALTIES:
Any person violating any provision of the Illinois vehicle code as adopted by the city pursuant to section 5.1.1 of this chapter shall be subject to one or more of the following dispositions as are authorized for such offense by the Illinois vehicle code and Illinois unified code of corrections, any subsequent amendments thereto and as may be determined by a court of competent jurisdiction:
   A.   A maximum fine as authorized by reference to the Illinois vehicle code; and/or
   B.   A term of incarceration, either periodic or continuous, in a penal institution other than the penitentiary for a period not to exceed three hundred sixty four (364) days as authorized by reference to the Illinois vehicle code; and/or
   C.   A term of suspension or conditional discharge as authorized by reference to the Illinois vehicle code and the Illinois unified code of corrections; and/or
   D.   Mandatory community service; and/or
   E.   Such other disposition as authorized by reference to the Illinois vehicle code. (Ord. 16-O-17, 3-15-2016)
5.1.3: CARELESS DRIVING:
It shall be unlawful for any person to drive carelessly within the city. For purposes of this section, "careless driving" is failure to maintain a vehicle under control, exceeding the posted speed limit by more than ten (10) miles per hour or operating a vehicle in any manner other than as permitted by law. Any person who violates any provision of this section may have conditions imposed by the court, including, but not limited to, victim impact panel, attendance at traffic safety school, drug and alcohol substance abuse counseling and payment of applicable fines, not to exceed seven hundred fifty dollars ($750.00). (Ord. 13-O-17, 2-19-2013)