Traffic deaths went up in 2015
With lower gas prices and higher job growth in 2015, more Illinois residents had the money to take car trips. The increase in vehicle miles traveled in 2015 is one of the factors that might have led to an increase in traffic deaths around the country. According to a report by the National Highway...read more
Can self-driving cars really reduce accidents?
According to a recent report by McKinsey & Co., the adoption of self-driving vehicles is projected to prevent 90 percent of all car accidents in the United States. However, a large question remains regarding how autonomous vehicles should make decisions when faced with a potential accident: should the self-driving car prioritize the safety of...read more
Contributing to a crime could result in charges
Illinois residents don’t necessarily have to commit crimes to be charged with offenses. Those who participate in criminal actions by aiding others can be deemed complicit. Accomplices differ from conspirators because instead of simply helping someone plan a crime or agreeing to criminal undertakings, accomplices actually take actions that help perpetrators do something illegal. Prosecutors...read more
Keep your interests in mind after a car accident
It was a normal day until someone hit your car. There you were, casually driving to your Springfield home when a crash took your breath away. Now, your everyday routine has become a frantic scramble. Are you okay? Are the others in your car okay? What about the others involved in the crash? Is...read more