Many people in Chicago, Illinois, are eagerly preparing for Thanksgiving, with visions of butter-drenched baked potatoes, homemade gravy, perfectly seasoned stuffing and fresh corn along with family reunions. For many, this will involve extra travel. For that reason, it is critical to take extra care to avoid motor vehicle accidents, because of the sheer volume of vehicles that will be on the road and because drivers who are focused on the turkey they intend to cook or their ongoing dispute with their Aunt Sally may not be focused on traffic safety.
On the busy roads of Chicago, Illinois, there are many vehicles. Correspondingly, there are many motor vehicle accidents every year. Often those have tragic consequences such as a recent one that resulted in a driver being arrested, incarcerated and held on $500,000 bail.
Throughout Chicago, Illinois, students from kindergarten to their last year of high school are returning to schools for yet another year, and that changes both foot and traffic patterns. Being aware of those patterns is an important way to avoid motor vehicle accidents.
A Cook County community is reeling from the death of yet another member of a family that was obliterated in one simple accident that may have been related to distracted driving.
Chicago, Illinois, has some of the busiest roads in the nation. In view of that, it is unsurprising that it has many motor vehicle accidents. Some people might presume that most of those accidents happen when winter comes, but the fact is that many happen in summer too.
Residents of Chicago, Illinois, want to stay safe. This means avoiding motor vehicle accidents. In pursuit of that goal officials of Northbrook may go to court in order to force the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) to lower the speed limit from 40 mph to 30 mph on Waukegan Road between Dundee and Voltz roads.
A man from DeKalb has been accused of driving under the influence and then being involved in a deadly accident. He was initially arrested by the police and then released on recognizance.
When you break your arm in a car accident, you often know right away. With a brain injury, though, the overall impact can be far more severe, and the symptoms may take longer to develop.
A Chicago police SUV was involved in an accident that took the life of a 66-year-old man. According to reports from witnesses in the ongoing investigation, the vehicle was driving at about 80 miles per hour when it went through a stop sign and hit the car the man was in, killing him.
It's possible for any driver to be distracted behind the wheel, and distraction causes accidents every day. No age group is exempt from this risk.