Illinois drivers have some new laws to follow when they hit the road.
Governor Quinn signed four bills into law on Friday in an effort to improve safety on the road. The first is named for an Orland Park teen who was killed by a speeding driver who had previously been placed under court-ordered supervision seven times for excessive speeding.
Julie's Law, named for Julie Gorczysnski, stops courts from allowing supervision to defendants charged with driving at a speed greater than 30 miles-per-hour over the speed limit on the highway. It will go into effect on July 1, 2013.
Governor Quinn also signed the following three bills:
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