Monthly Archives: June 2016

We have all heard the opinions and controversy surrounding the topic of buzzed driving, but when it comes to car accident statistics, there is one undeniable truth: Buzzed driving is still considered drunk driving. Even just a little buzz, or … Continue reading

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Car accidents in a congested, traffic-heavy city like Chicago are exceedingly common year-round. However, during warm weather months, many more accidents injure and kill both pedestrians and cyclists. With spring temperatures on the rise and training for the Chicago Marathon … Continue reading

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In April this year, a 15-car pileup occurred on I-290, the Eisenhower Expressway, killing one and injuring three others. The one fatality was a renown Chicago chef and restaurateur, famous in the French restaurant community. The victim, who was 71-years … Continue reading

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The number of car accidents caused by aggressive drivers on our roadways is staggering and continues to grow as time goes on. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines aggressive driving as incidents that occur when “an individual commits … Continue reading

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Among the many types of public transit crashes that take place throughout the state, school bus accidents are among some of the most common bus-related accidents to happen on Illinois roadways. Research by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute … Continue reading

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It is easy to associate impaired driving car accident statistics with drunk driving or driving under the influence of other drugs, but drowsy vehicle operation is another form of impaired driving that is equally as dangerous. Drowsy driving includes everything … Continue reading

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Automobile accident fatalities can be caused by a wide range of injuries, including head trauma and damage to internal organs, but severe bleeding is the number one cause. It is also fairly preventable, if immediate action is taken to control … Continue reading

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Fatal automobile accidents in Illinois are on the rise, law enforcement officials say, and many of them could have been prevented. Cell phone use (otherwise known as distracted driving) is thought to be a major contributing factor, but failure to … Continue reading

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