Collisions with garbage trucks
Garbage trucks are some of the largest and most cumbersome vehicles encountered by road users. When they’re involved in a collision, that can mean serious damage to other vehicles. Illinois motorists should be aware that accidents involving trash trucks are actually fairly common. The risks posed by these vehicles need to be understood by others on the road.Read More
Do work zones require driving adjustments?
Wherever construction takes place throughout Illinois, drivers may need to navigate through construction zones. Signs typically suggest that drivers slow down and proceed with caution, and a cautious driver may be able to avoid an accident while traveling near equipment and workers. Constructor workers might injure drivers as well, so all parties need to adhere […]Read More
Avoid those aggressive drivers with these basic tips
Although it’s difficult to determine how many auto accidents involve road rage or aggressive drivers, there’s no doubt that a portion of crashes in Illinois involve aggressive driving. While you can’t control other drivers, you can take several measures to protect yourself. How to react to and accommodate aggressive drivers If you come across other […]Read More
How headlights can prevent car accidents
If you have a broken headlight, you might be tempted to put off paying for repairs until a cop finally pulls you over. However, headlights are much more important than many people realize. A functioning set of headlights doesn’t just illuminate the road in front of you when it’s dark, it can actually help you […]Read More
Driving tips for teens
Teen drivers are considered the most likely group to be involved in motor vehicle accidents. When immaturity is combined with a lack of driving experience, bad things tend to happen. There are some tips you should consider sharing with your Illinois teen driver. Avoid driving with other teens As much fun as it can be […]Read More
What are the dangers of tailgating?
Caution, prudence and adherence to good driving practices might reduce accidents on Illinois roads. Unfortunately, some drivers may get into bad habits that increase the chances of a collision. Tailgating reflects one such dangerous practice; it involves following a car far too close for comfort to force the vehicle to change lanes. If the vehicle […]Read More