Minivans, SUVs, pickups among safer vehicles for drivers

May 30, 2017 Legal Team
Illinois drivers of minivans, SUVs and pickups may be less likely to die in a traffic fatality than drivers of passenger cars according to a study by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The study looked at data for the model years 2011 to 2014 and at the make and models involved in the...
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Study shows underride guards on trailers could save lives

May 18, 2017 Legal Team
Mounting tractor-trailer trucks with side underride guards could save lives in Illinois and nationwide, according to a study conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. The study marks the first time the agency has analyzed the effectiveness of side underride guards on trailers. In the spring, IIHS conducted tests comparing the protective capabilities...
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What to do and not to do at your first DUI stop

May 8, 2017 Legal Team
When the police pull you over for any reason, it is in your best interest to be respectful and cooperative to prevent making the situation turn south. However, it is also in your best interest to know when you have to do as an officer asks and when you have no legal duty to...
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1 dead in interstate car crash

May 4, 2017 Legal Team
On April 30, a car accident that took place on an Illinois highway left one person dead and several others with serious injuries. The crash took place on Interstate 94 and Buckley Road at about 11:49 a.m. It caused the eastbound lanes to be closed for about three hours. The 62-year-old female driver of...
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