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KickingTiresAlmost one year after a joint investigation by Cars.com and the Chicago Tribune that highlighted aging and unsafe driver???s education fleets, the state of Illinois passed a law to improve safety in these programs. It's 10 a.m.: Do You Know......
There is no mistaking Illinois for Kansas when it comes to driver behavior around children, state Rep. Elaine Nekritz says. "I grew up in Kansas. Everybody slowed down for school zones,'' said Nekritz, a Democrat from Northbrook who has lived in...
For many years, Gary/Chicago International Airport has offered its services as a reliever airport to help ease flight-delay pressures at Chicago's two airports. Yet there have been few takers among airlines or passengers, despite competition in the form...
It's a long-shot safety campaign known in shorthand as "zero deaths." Cutting the death toll to zero in crashes across all forms of transportation is an aggressive and perhaps unrealistic goal, but Illinois and more than half of the other states are...
Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to install 100 miles of protected bicycle lanes in Chicago by 2015 is running into a speed bump thrown down by the state. Streets where the Chicago Department of Transportation has installed or plans to build protected bike...
News reports suggest that U.S. Supreme Court justices were skeptical Wednesday when attorneys for the Justice Department and the state of Missouri asked them to OK warrantless, compulsory blood tests of motorists pulled over on suspicion of driving...
A campaign being launched Monday is aimed at building political and public support for finally taking strong action against traffic congestion in the Chicago area after years of mulling possible solutions while bemoaning the bumper-to-bumper march...
The photo on the $100 ticket isn't all that's fuzzy regarding red-light camera violations, one driver complains, while another wants to ban trucks from using the Circle Interchange or make them pay a hefty toll. Q: Jon, I feel disgusted. I received a...
TribLocal - Oak Park & River Forest » NewsNearly a dozen Oak Park residents spoke out at a meeting Monday night encouraging the Illinois Department of Transportation to focus on public transit opportunities …...
TribLocal - Barrington Area » NewsState police investigators are attempting to recover several vehicles believed to have been intentionally submerged in ponds in the northwest suburbs. An Illinois Department of …...
Change of SubjectBill to raise Illinois interstate speed limit to 70 mph revs up debate 'Business-friendly' measure backed by public sentiment, but IDOT, insurance group say higher rate could increase fatalities. Where are the "if it saves just one innocent life?" folks.....
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