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Ranking high for Illinois traffic safety laws


The state of Illinois is one of the best states for traffic safety laws.


In a report from Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety Illinois ranks second, just behind Washington DC. The report grades all 50 states, and the District of Columbia on the existence and strength of what the group calls 15 basic traffic laws. Illinois has twelve of the 15 laws.


According to the report the states with the best ratings are DC, IL, OR, DE, HI, IN, ME, RI, WA, CA and LA. Those with the worst ratings are SD, MS, AZ, IA, MT, NE, AL, FL, NH, ND and WY."


The laws missing for Illinois are an all-rider motorcycle helmet law, minimum age 16 for a learner's permit and nighttime restriction for teen drivers."

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