Nationwide Motor Vehicle Safety & Cost Of Crash Deaths In Illinois

According to the CDC’s (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) web page for Motor Vehicle Safety: Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among those age 5-34 in the U.S.  More than 2.3 million adult drivers and passengers were treated in emergency departments as the result of being injured in motor vehicle crashes …

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City of Highland Park, IL Enacts Cellular Device Restriction

According to the May 15 version of “The Highlander,” (pdf) the monthly newsletter of the City of Highland Park, Illinois, there are new regulations regarding cellular devices. The full ordinance amendment can be found in the newsletter; the following is an excerpt: On January 24, 2011, the City Council amended the Distracted Driving Ordinance to require …

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Mount Prospect Illinois Train-Truck Accident Leaves One Dead

On Friday, according to officials, truck driver Kazimierz Karasek was heading northwest on the Northwest Highway and attempted to turn left onto Mount Prospect Road.  Police were told by witnesses that the train crossing gates were down, the warning lights operational and the no-left-turn sign illuminated. As the train went through the intersection headed southeast at an …

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Boy Hit By Car While Bicycling In Highland Park Illinois

A boy was hit while riding his bicycle in Highland Park, according to the Highland Park News of May 12, in a story titled “Vehicle hits boy on bicycle in Highland Park”. Late Thursday afternoon, he was struck while riding on Central Avenue in downtown Highland Park near Second Street. According to police officials, the …

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