Tag Archives: safety

Look Before You Lock

It’s been a hot summer and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is making a push to remind parents not to leave their little ones in the car.

You may think it’s second nature to get your child out of the back seat but every year children are left in hot cars and sadly, some die as a result.

Click on the ‘Where’s Baby?’ photo to check out some helpful information for parents and anyone who’s in a line of work that involves interaction with parents.

Click here for brochure and poster downloads that you can print out or share electronically.

Please help spread the word about the danger of leaving children in cars. The consequences can be deadly, but they are also very preventable. Look before you lock.

Click It or Ticket 10 Year Anniversary

Here is today’s announcement made by the Illinois Department of Transportation and the Illinois State Police, marking the 10 year anniversary of the Click It or Ticket program. The video is only a minute long, so take a look:

Buckle your safety belt every time you get in a vehicle. These things save lives. Period.

Have a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day holiday, everyone.

Flashing Yellow Arrow Signals in Peoria

Flashing yellow arrow signals are being added to more than 100 intersections in Peoria and surrounding areas. Studies have shown that using the flashing yellow arrow instead of the circular green has greatly reduced left-turn crashes.

This short video from the Illinois Department of Transportation explains how drivers should proceed at flashing yellow arrow intersections.