Crashes are no accidents. Anyone can Drive With Care.

  • Take the Drive With Care Pledge And then tell your friends to take it.
  • Obey all stop signs and red lights. 30% of all 2007 traffic fatalities involved a driver disobeying a signal.
  • Follow the speed limit. 51% of all 2007 fatalities resulted from speeding.
  • Yield to all pedestrians. This might even mean stopping for them! Illinois law requires that drivers yield to all people in crosswalks – even mid-block crosswalks
  • Stay focused. 80% of drivers reported distracted driving as a leading cause of crashes in 2007
  • Drive less. When fewer cars are out there, the number of crashes decreases, too.  

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