There are over 250 new Illinois laws that go into effect on January 1, 2020. A few new driving laws come with gigantic fines.

Starting Wednesday, January 1, 2020, it will no longer be legal to watch streaming videos while you're driving. I NEVER KNEW THIS WAS LEGAL.

A few other new laws will make it incredibly expensive to be hit with a reckless driving charge.

Starting January 1, 2020:

  • The maximum penalty for hitting a construction worker increases to $25,000
  • The fine for illegally passing a school bus doubles to $300
  • Drivers who violate Scott's Law may be fined up to $10,000

Again, there are over 250 new laws that go into effect in the sate of Illinois in 2020. It's a pretty good idea to take a look sooner than later. Click HERE for a complete from ABC7Chicago.com.