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Memorial Day Safety Tips

Memorial day celebrations and accidents

A study conducted between 2011 and 2015 found that you are four times more likely to die in a car accident on Memorial Day weekend than any other weekend, including the weekends of the Fourth of July or New Year’s holidays. An average of 312 people lose their lives in Memorial Day car wrecks every […]

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Labor Day Weekend Safety Tips

Labor Day BBQ

More than 36 million people are expected to travel at least 50 miles from home this Labor Day holiday. The holiday officially begins Friday afternoon, September 2, and ends at the end of Labor Day on Monday, September 5. Since Chicago is the third most popular Labor Day vacation site, airports, train stations and highways […]

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How Bad Weather Increases Driving Accidents

Accidents- Bad weather Driving

How Bad Weather Increases Driving AccidentsAccording to the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) out of nearly six million vehicular accidents that occur every year in the U.S., approximately 22 percent are weather-related. Nearly 6,000 people are killed and another 445,000 injured due to accidents that occur during bad weather.Just a few days ago, I-74 in Illinois […]

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