Distracted driving is a concerning issues in Illinois. With the rise of mobile device use and advances in technology, drivers are having more trouble than ever paying attention to the road. Accidents caused by distracted driving are completely preventable. If a driver is focused on driving only, then such accidents never occur. A person can be a distracted driver and not even realize it. Many of the little things people do when they drive take their focus off the road.
Far too many Illinois residents have been in a car or truck accident or know someone who has. With the advent of cellphone technology, an alarming number of motor vehicle crashes today are caused by distracted drivers talking or texting on their cellphones.
As summer comes to an end, you may be ready for the cooler fall days, the beautiful brightening leaves and the comfortable driving conditions. However, fall also ushers in some risks for riding your motorcycle that are not common at other times of the year. These risks come from the unique situations that only come when the seasons change from summer to fall.
After the immediate concerns pass following a car accident, you may wonder what happens next. How will this affect your ability to work? How will you pay for the medical bills and a new car? Can you even afford to sue the person who caused the accident?
As the school year begins across Illinois, many children will begin their mornings and end their afternoon walking to and from school. As the number of children walking on roadways increases so do the number of auto-pedestrian accidents. Fortunately, there are ways for you to help your children stay safe as they walk to and from school.