Many Illinois motorists frequently find themselves driving late at night due to their work schedules or type of employment. Although roads in Chicagoland tend to be less congested during the early morning hours, more drunk and intoxicated motorists also tend to be on the road at these times. These drivers make driving late at night extra-dangerous. It's important for late-night drivers to learn how to spot drunk drivers, so they can take evasive action to give these accident-prone motorists plenty of leeway.
If a drunk driver causes a fatal or injurious collision in Illinois, the driver will be financially responsible to pay for the damages suffered by the people he or she injures. These damages will include the costs of medical care, property damage, lost income and other economic and noneconomic losses stemming from the accident.
There has been a great deal of fervor in recent years about self-driving car technologies. While proponents say that automatically-driven cars are extremely safe and ready for testing on U.S. roads, critics say that the technology isn't quite there yet.
If you find yourself facing the aftermath of a car accident, it's easy to assume that your insurance company will take care of everything for you. This way, all you have to do is sit back and wait for things to unfold.
After a car accident, you may have difficulty knowing how to respond and interact with the other parties at the scene while keeping your rights protected. This is normal, but it is important to remember that the way that you behave after an accident may have a significant impact on a subsequent legal claim.
There is a very good chance you will find yourself on the road during the holiday season. It doesn't matter if you are visiting family in the local area or driving across the state or country, you need to remember one thing: Your safety and well-being should always come first.
Imagine your husband was taking his dog for a walk in the neighborhood, but he never came home. A drunk driver, too drunk to pay attention to his surroundings, struck him. Although emergency responders did their best, your husband eventually succumbed to his injuries at the hospital and didn't survive.
Summer is in full swing, so the roads are full of teen drivers who are out of school. With that in mind, we're featuring a blog we previously published on the topic of teen driver safety.