August 2018 Archives

Illinois motorcyclist deaths go up, lack of helmet law to blame

While the number of motorcycle fatalities nationwide went down 8.6 percent between 2016 and 2017, that number actually went up 5.2 percent in the same time span in Illinois. Preliminary data from the Governors Highway Safety Association shows that compared to 154 deaths in 2016, there were 162 reported deaths in 2017.

Safe driving tips for Illinois residents

Safe driving may not make drivers completely immune from accidents, but it will certainly reduce potential risks. This is why the following tips should be considered and, when possible, implemented. The first tip for avoiding accidents is to maintain the vehicle for optimal handling and steering. For example, good tires and brakes can save one from a rear-end collision.

Deadliest days for car accidents are not in the winter

If you made it through Thursday, August 2 without even getting in a fender bender out on the road, consider yourself lucky. Chances are many people on that day were not only in car accident, they lost their life in it. A new report showed that August 2 is the day where more people in the U.S. will likely be killed in a car accident, ahead of any other day of the year.

Data can result in proactive safety policies

Accidents that occur on Illinois roads could result in expensive vehicle repair and medical bills. They can also result in costs to employers if their vehicles were involved in such crashes. Research indicates that accidents caused by distracted drivers tend to be more serious than others. This is because someone who is looking at a phone may not slow down before colliding with another vehicle. However, data may be able to help reduce the odds of distracted driving.

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