New laws, increased fines in 2020 for Illinois drivers

Several new and updated driving laws go into effect in Illinois on New Year’s Day. Drivers will have to pay increased fines for Scott’s Law violations, reckless driving, passing a stopped school bus, speeding in a construction zone, and striking a construction worker in a work zone. Lawmakers earlier this year also passed an update to the state’s distracted driving laws, adding clarity to the rules about using video streaming devices while driving…