Many people in Illinois understand that drunk driving, distracted driving and reckless driving are all dangerous behaviors. Almost from day one, drivers are taught not to speed, ignore traffic signals, drive while impaired or send a text while behind the wheel. All of these actions can significantly increase the likelihood that a person will cause a serious car accident.
When drivers in Illinois receive their license, they take on additional responsibilities within the law to help keep the roadways safe for all drivers.
A recent study by the National Sleep Foundation shows that transportation workers - including truck drivers, airline pilots and train operators - are at significant risk of having their job performance affected by drowsiness.