A new Illinois House bill having to do with distracted driving was successfully passed by Illinois state Senators on Wednesday, May 9. If ultimately signed into law, it would stiffen existing state laws that prohibit texting while driving.
If you're a vehicle driver, you face many life-threatening challenges every time you get in your car and drive down the road. Unfortunately, this is a fact of life for all modern drivers, and since nearly all of us drive or use some form of vehicular transportation to get from "A" to "B," it's a reality everyone must face.
Whether you're prone to falling asleep while operating a car or not, drowsy driving is a serious risk that every driver needs to be aware of. In fact, even if there's no chance you'll fall asleep behind the wheel, fatigued driving – much like driving drunk – will delay your reaction times and result in dangerous decision-making on the road.
Let's face it: There are times when you have no choice but to drive at night. For example, if you work the night shift, you'll always find yourself on the road at this time of the day.
When you get behind the wheel of your vehicle, you hope that the weather conditions will be perfect. Unfortunately, you realize that this doesn't always happen. You know that a number of things could get in your way as you make your way down the road.
A spinal cord injury is every bit as serious as it sounds, as this is one of the most important parts of your body.
Being involved in a serious car accident can change your life forever. Physical injury can be very damaging in an accident, causing pain and suffering for months, if not years. However, what is less commonly talked about is the emotional trauma that people can suffer.
As one of our Illinois readers, you may have some experience with driving in foggy conditions. Regardless of the time of year or time of day, you know that fog can move into the area.
When someone is killed in an auto accident due to someone else's negligence, who is their voice? That might be the question one asks when hearing about a fatal crash caused by a drunk driver.
A firefighter with the Morton Fire Department was killed by a suspected drunk driver on Thursday, Jan. 11. Dispatchers first started receiving reports of a two-car collision near the intersection of Timber Creek Trail and Mossy Trail right around 11:53 p.m.