accidents

Why Has Road Safety Declined During the Pandemic Despite Fewer Drivers?

The rate of deadly traffic accidents is greater for the third month in a row, even as COVID-19 restrictions has meant fewer drivers on the roads, according to a road safety report.
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Texting and Driving

Jams Cares!

The road is full of people whose lives are at risk the second you take your eyes off the road to look at your phone. If you'd never use your phone with someone in the car, you shouldn't do it alone. You are never alone on the road. Distracted driving is never ok. Take the pledge to never drive...
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Dig

Jams Cares!

Planning on doing some digging in your hard but don’t know where wires or pipes may be? Calling 811 is the most important step! Call 811 at least a few days before you start any digging project. Whether you are planning to do it yourself or hire a professional, smart digging means calling 811...
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Texting and Driving

Jams Cares!

Reading a text message behind the wheel can take your eyes off the road for an average of five seconds - enough time to drive the length of a football field. And those five seconds can have devastating consequences. Stop the Texts. Stop the Wrecks. For more info, visit www.StopTextsStopWrecks.org...
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Seat Belt

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Why is Click It or Ticket such an important focus if 94.6 percent of people buckle up in Illinois? Well…. Of the 1090 traffic fatalities involving occupants with recorded seat belt and restraint usage to date in Illinois in 2017, 54 percent were unbelted or not restrained properly in the vehicle...
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Work Zone

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Last year, there were 4,373 crashes in Illinois Work Zones. These are 100% avoidable. We're all responsible. You can make a difference by simply PAYING ATTENTION ... it's a matter of Life or Death. Life or Death Illinois is a campaign developed by the Illinois Department of Transportation to...
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Bathtub

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Drownings happen quickly and silently; and in as little as one inch of water. In this age of constant distraction, it is important for parents and caregivers to actively supervise children when they are in or near any body of water. The PSA below will help educate the public about the importance of...
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Texting and Driving

Jams Cares!

The road is full of people whose lives are at risk the second you take your eyes off the road to look at your phone. If you'd never use your phone with someone in the car, you shouldn't do it alone. You are never alone on the road. Distracted driving is never ok. Take the pledge to never drive...
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Dig

Jams Cares!

Planning on doing some digging in your hard but don’t know where wires or pipes may be? Calling 811 is the most important step! Call 811 at least a few days before you start any digging project. Whether you are planning to do it yourself or hire a professional, smart digging means calling 811...
Read More
Texting and Driving

Jams Cares!

Reading a text message behind the wheel can take your eyes off the road for an average of five seconds - enough time to drive the length of a football field. And those five seconds can have devastating consequences. Stop the Texts. Stop the Wrecks. For more info, visit www.StopTextsStopWrecks.org...
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