Chicago has long been known for its traffic woes, but a study has now ranked it among one of the five worst U.S. cities for drivers in 2022.

Chicago Named One of the Worst U.S. Cities to Drive In

Drivers are back on the roads in full force amid the easing of work-from-home policies and pandemic-related closures. American drivers, however, are struggling with high gas prices and arduous daily commutes. With more vehicles on the road, there is also an increased risk of car accidents that can cause serious injuries and even fatalities. Driving …

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Our ways of traveling have evolved considerably over the last few decades, but just how safe are the different modes of transportation that we rely on every day?

What Are The Safest and Deadliest Ways to Travel in Chicago?

We use a variety of ways to get around, whether it is commuting to work by train, taking a flight to go on vacation, or driving a car to run errands. Our ways of traveling have evolved considerably over the last few decades, but just how safe are the different modes of transportation that we …

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Chicago Man Charged With DUI in Police Car Collision on Dan Ryan Expressway

A Chicago man was arrested for driving under the influence (DUI) and accused of several other offenses after his vehicle collided with two Chicago Police Department squad cars on the Dan Ryan Expressway.   Authorities identified the driver as Jovan Wade, 34. He was charged with DUI and ticketed for driving an uninsured vehicle, improper …

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Chicago Man Charged With Reckless Homicide After Passenger Dies in Car Crash

A 45-year-old man was arrested for a fatal car accident following a high-speed police chase in West Garfield Park in Chicago, Illinois.    Mackelin Moore of Calumet Heights was charged with felony reckless homicide in the February 5 crash. He was driving a blue 2009 Ford Focus that contained two passengers. Moore and his front-seat …

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Car accidents up in 2021 on the streets of Chicago and throughout Illinois

The number of fatal car accidents in Illinois skyrocketed in 2021. Distracted driving has been identified as a key factor behind the increase in deadly crashes. According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, 1,317 people died in car crashes last year, the highest number of traffic fatalities in the state since 2005. The number could …

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Illinois Car Accidents and Personal Injury Lawsuits

The most recent reports from the Illinois Department of Transportation indicate that the state has experienced an increase in certain types of serious car wrecks. While pedestrian fatalities decreased slightly, bicyclist fatalities and traffic collision injuries increased. Despite widespread public safety campaigns focusing on the importance of seatbelts, nearly 50% of traffic fatalities involved victims …

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Woman sues Illinois State Police after suffering brain injury in crash

A Wisconsin woman filed a lawsuit against the Illinois State Police after she suffered a life-altering brain injury in a car accident. A trooper was allegedly speeding when he collided with her vehicle in July 2021. Angel Shipley-Hewer was driving home to Wisconsin when her vehicle got a flat tire. She exited Interstate 294 near …

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Illinois sees rise in traffic fatalities in 2021 amid COVID-19 pandemic

New data from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) shows a worrying increase in fatal car accidents on roads in Illinois and across the country. The numbers reflect changes in driving habits that occurred during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic, particularly a tendency to engage in reckless driving. …

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