ISBE has a flyer to post in classrooms and schools regarding Scott's Law. You can download a copy here. The information below is included on the flyer.
What is Scott's Law? 625 ILCS 5/11-907(c)
Scott's Law was named after Lieutenant Scott Gillen of the Chicago Fire Department who was struck and killed by an intoxicated driver while assisting at a crash on the Dan Ryan Expressway. Scott's Law mandates that upon approaching any stationary vehicle with flashing emergency lights, including commercial trucks and cars, all approaching vehicles shall:
- reduce speed
- change lanes if possible; and
- proceed with caution