Motorcycles, bicycles can run red lights under new law

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CHICAGO (CBS) — Illinois motorcycles and bicycles will be allowed to run red lights starting in 2012, but only in certain instances.

Motorcycles and bicycles often aren’t big enough to trigger magnetic sensors that switch traffic lights from red to green, WBBM Newsradio’s Alex Degman reports.

That could mean the riders either break the law and run the red light, or wait until another vehicle comes along.

Full story: Motorcycles, Bicycles Can Run Red Lights Under New Law « CBS Chicago.

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