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Winter Driving Tips

Well, it’s winter and after getting about half a foot of snow dumped on us last night, it seems appropriate to share this video for anyone who’s interested. It’s narrated by someone you know. 🙂

Take a look at some helpful winter driving tips from the Illinois Department of Transportation and please be careful out there, friends!

Have a great day.

The Illinois Department of Transportation – Making a Difference In Your Community

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2011 National Work Zone Awareness Week

Please slow down, eliminate all distractions, and use extreme caution while driving through work zones.

From today’s IDOT news release:

 ‘The 2011 construction season marks the second year distracted driving laws went into effect in Illinois. The distracted driving law prohibits the use of hand-held wireless telephones for all drivers, regardless of age, while operating a vehicle in a school or construction zone. In addition, the use of electronic communications devices or any other electronic device, to text, e-mail, compose, read or send electronic messages or access internet sites while driving a motor vehicle at any time is prohibited.’

What would you tell Congress about transportation?

Think about it for a bit. Then click here and speak up!

Meanwhile, here is a look at what some people in Illinois are saying:

Video clip info: The Illinois Department of Transportation is joining the American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO) in seeking public opinion about what priorities should be included as Congress works on a new transportation bill.