Scott’s Law As A Traffic Safety Initiative And Enforcement Efforts

Scott’s Law, also referred to as the Illinois “Move Over” law, is intended to protect various people from passing traffic. Among these people are those that, due to their jobs or responsibilities are often required to be near passing traffic. Among these people are police officers, tow truck drivers, and other personnel. Scott’s Law, and …

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Scott’s Law Description And Video Of Scott’s Law Violations

Scott’s Law is an Illinois law that is supposed to improve traffic safety. It is also known as the “move over law.” A detailed explanation can be found on the “What Is Scott’s Law…” post. Scott’s Law is supposed to enhance traffic safety by providing extra space from vehicle traffic to those pulled over in …

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Distracted Driving Law Increasing Penalties July 1, 2019

The distracted driving law for Illinois is changing effective July 1, 2019. Among the changes to the distracted driving law is that the penalties will increase. Here are the changes to the fines: Fines for the distracted driving ticket will be a maximum of $75 for the first offense; $100 for the second offense; $125 …

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Drivers On Drugs And The Accident Injuries Involved

Drivers on drugs continues to be a major traffic safety issue. While there are many drugs that such drivers typically use before – or during – driving, among the most common are marijuana, cocaine, meth and heroin. Also, “huffing” and sniffing of chemicals sometimes occurs, which also can lead to serious levels of impairment and …

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Roadways Prone To Accidents In The Chicago Area

Roadways prone to accidents can occur for many reasons. Among these reasons are overly complicated roadway designs; too much traffic for a given roadway; a lack of suitable traffic control devices; and too little traffic safety enforcement. As well, in addition to these factors, accidents with injuries are more prone to happen if vehicles are …

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