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Important Facts About Texting and Driving

7 Facts About Texting and Driving You Need to Know You’ve probably seen it all-too-frequently, even in your own neighborhood: you stop at a light or pass someone on the highway and catch a glimpse of the driver next to you who is…staring down at their phone. It’s never a good look. People wrongly think […]

Illinois Cell Phone Laws: What You Should Know

Use of electronic communication devices in Illinois while driving comes with certain stipulations and possible penalties if violated. It is imperative that all drivers operating a vehicle in the state of Illinois be aware of current laws governing cell phone use while driving. Whether you are just passing through the ‘Land of Lincoln’ or are […]

Why the Number of Passengers in Your Car Matters

In a vehicle, your passengers can strongly influence the way you drive. The initial licensing phase laws in Illinois state that the first 12 months of licensing, or until the driver turns 18, whichever occurs first, the number of passengers is limited to one person under age 20, unless the passenger(s) is a sibling, step-sibling, […]

5 common causes of teen car crashes and how to avoid them.

5 Common Causes of Car Crashes and What You Can Do to Avoid Them

In today’s fast-paced world, driving safely is a habit that needs to be consistently practiced. Understanding these five common causes of car crashes, and what to do to avoid them as a teen driver, can mean the difference between getting injured or arriving to your destination safely. 1. Speeding and Teen Car Crashes When you […]

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