How is Volvo trying to prevent drunk driving accidents?
Every year, police officers in Illinois launch initiatives to curb the frequency of drunk driving. Now, automakers are joining the fight against driving while intoxicated. Volvo has announced that the manufacturer will be installing systems in its newer vehicles to help prevent people from engaging in drunk driving. How is Volvo attempting to limit drunk […]Read More
Alleged drunk driving accident leads to criminal charges
A recent collision in Illinois is evidence of how dangerous motor vehicle travel can be. There were two cars involved in a crash that resulted in a fatality. A passenger in one of the vehicles also suffered injuries in the collision. Police say evidence shows this may have been a drunk driving accident. A 42-year-old […]Read More
Drunk driving is a big problem this time of year
The holiday season is in full swing and with that comes an increase in the number of people who get behind the wheel while intoxicated. Police do not take this issue lightly; neither does the state. Any Illinois resident or visitor to the area who is injured in a drunk driving-related incident or who loses […]Read More
Injured by a drunk driver?
You hear about drunk driving-related collisions happening all the time. You never expected to be in one yourself, though, but here you are. You were injured by a drunk driver, and now you are wondering if you can seek compensation for your losses. The good news is, in Illinois, as in other states, you may […]Read More
Stunning in their dimensions: America’s roadway fatalities
“Where’s the social outrage?” That query was recently posed by Robert L. Sumwalt, head of the federal National Transportation Safety Board. The focus of Sumwalt’s frustration and ire is on subject matter that has long perplexed regulators and other parties centrally concerned with safety on America’s roadways. The bottom line: The country’s streets and highways […]Read More
Illinois driver hits trifecta: impaired, distracted, speeding
An Illinois man northeast of Edwardsville was a confluence of some of the worst things a person can do while behind the wheel. According to a recent news article, the man was driving his car “at a high rate of speed” while texting and while impaired. It should be no surprise that his Chevy Cobalt […]Read More