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The extended Fourth of July weekend is expected to be one of the busiest periods of the year on Illinois's tollway with nearly 8 million vehicles on the system.

Trucks will be able to go the same speed as cars on urban interstate highways, now that the General Assembly has nixed a veto by Governor Pat Quinn.

Quinn signs higher speed limit bill into law

Aug 19, 2013

Drivers will be able to legally go five miles an hour faster on most Illinois highways, beginning in January.  Governor Pat Quinn has signed a new law increasing the speed limit to 70 miles an hour.  IPR’s Amanda Vinicky has more.


School zones may be put into effect more often

Apr 22, 2013

Drivers in Illinois would have to slow down near schools a lot more frequently under legislation making its way through the General Assembly.