Illinois Motorcycle Laws - View All States Motorcycle Laws
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)

These state motorcycle laws very verified as current at the time they were published on this page. Some laws may have been changed or repealed and new laws may have be added. Check with state and/or local authorities for the most up to date laws and regulations.