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Avoiding Head-On Collisions

Avoiding Head-On Collisions

Every year, people lose their lives in head-on collisions on Illinois roads. Just recently, a young 17-year old was killed when he collided head-on with a full-size pickup truck. The truck driver was seriously injured. A couple of weeks ago, a 55-year-old Canton, Illinois, woman was killed when she lost control of her car and […]

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Brain Injuries From Car Crashes

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In 2014, comedian Tracy Morgan was in the national news when he suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI) in a car accident on the New Jersey Turnpike. His friend was killed in the wreck and several others were injured. Morgan’s plight called attention to the devastating effects of brain trauma and the long recovery period […]

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Snapchat: Don’t Chat and Drive

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(Snapchat has a feature that shows how fast you’re moving)Snapchat. You likely have heard about this phone app and may frequently use it yourself to send photos, videos and messages to your friends. Snapchat is different than texting, though. If you receive a Snapchat photo or message from a friend, you only have a few […]

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Should Distracted Driving be “Normal”?

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Distracted driving is epidemicA poll released by Harris Interactive/HealthDay, indicates that most adults who drive on a regular basis readily admit to having engaged in distracted driving behaviors. Eating and drinking lead the list at 86%, talking on non hands free cell phone 59%, using a GPS 41%, texting 37% and applying makeup 14%. Distracted driving […]

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