Independence Day can feature deadly car crashes
While people in Illinois may associate the Fourth of July with fun, family and celebrations, the holiday can also be strongly associated with danger, particularly in the form of motor vehicle accidents. On Independence Day, record numbers of drivers take to the roads, crowding streets and highways and making accidents more likely to occur....read more
New technology may keep drivers away from their smartphones
Smartphones are increasing the number of distracted driving incidents on the roads of Illinois and throughout the rest of America. They have created such an epidemic that many companies are developing technology to stop the harm caused by phones. Whether drivers will use the new technology is another issue; however, a National Safety Council...read more
What happens when a juvenile gets a DUI?
There are zero-tolerance laws in Illinois concerning underage individuals who drink and drive. For a first offense, the arrested party may have a suspended driver’s license for up to two years as well as the consequences the person’s high school or college imposes. There are numerous factors that will affect the penalties a minor faces. For...read more