We have put together a simple list of the primary Illinois state motorcycle laws to help you when traveling through Illinois on a motorcycle. These Illinois motorcycle laws where confirmed accurate as of the time of publishing and are provided to you as a reference only. For Illinois's complete motorcycle laws, please visit the Illinois state Motor Vehicle website.

Safety Helmet: Not required by law.
Eye Protection: Required by law unless equipped with windscreen
Passenger Age: No Restrictions
Helmet Speakers: For Communication Only
Mirrors: One required by law
Headlight: Daytime headlight required by law. Modulating headlight permitted.
Turn Signals: Not Required
Handlebars: Handgrips below shoulder height
Muffler: Muffler required. Not modified to amplify or increase noise above that emitted by muffler originally installed (Sec. 902-101).
Noise Restrictions: Maximum allowable A-weighted sound levels based on measurements taken at a distance of 50 feet (Sec. 902.122): 80-82dBA at less than 35mph; 86dBA at more than 35mph.
Riding Two Abreast in Lane: Not referenced in Administrative Code or Statutes
Lane Splitting: Not permitted
Insurance: Compulsory Liability (Minimum Limits)(20/40/15)

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