In 2015 alone, more than 3,000 people were killed by distracted driving. Despite the fact that most people are familiar with the dangers, this remains a major problem throughout the United States.
As one of our Illinois readers, it's safe to assume that you're familiar with the winter weather that can hit our area at any time.
It is common for a driver to suffer damages due to the negligent actions of a drunk driver. As the victim of such an experience, it can feel very frustrating that you suffered so much because of the careless actions of another. In circumstances such as this when it is clear that another driver is at fault, the normal process is for you to make a claim through the at-fault driver's insurance.
A fatal accident occurred in Tazewell County on Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017. It was a life-changer for at least two families and maybe more. The accident occurred on Manito Road in the early afternoon when two trucks collided.
A woman with a young infant in her care was arrested in La Salle county after she was involved in a collision with a truck on Saturday, Nov. 4. It is reported that she was arrested after the collision was due to several reasons, the most incriminating of which being the fact that she was found to be driving under the influence of alcohol, which means that she had a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or more.
Whether you love it or hate it, winter is a fact of life for those of us who live in Illinois. In addition to making some of us feel cold all the time, an Illinois winter often comes with unpredictable weather conditions. This can leave our roadways treacherous and cause more car accidents than might occur in warmer weather.
You never know want to be part of a car accident, but you know that this could happen at some point in the future. You take a risk every time you get behind the wheel of your vehicle.
If people increase their knowledge of a topic, it makes sense that they will be able to make better decisions about the subject matter. This is true of drunk driving. No one wants to be involved in a car accident because they have overindulged in alcohol.
If you are part of a motor vehicle accident, it's important to turn your attention to your health and well-being. There is no time to waste when it comes to treating your injuries.
Last month, a mother and her three young sons died because of a senseless car accident in Illinois. The mom was only 29 years old and her sons were 6 years old, 4 years old and 1 year old. The mother and the youngest child died at the scene of the car accident. The two other children passed away within a few days of the crash.