Teen Driving

Oak Park Considering Ban On Eating While Driving

You might sometimes feel compelled to eat in the car when you’re on the run, but in Oak Park, such activity could soon be illegal.

CBS Chicago–10/13/2011

Texting While Driving

Marist High School Students Warned Of Texting And Driving Dangers

A program at Marist High School in the Mount Greenwood neighborhood Tuesday attempted to teach students the lesson that texting while driving can be deadly.

CBS Chicago–09/27/2011

Patrick Polhemus

Driving On Sunny Days May Be Skin Cancer Hazard

Every time you get behind the wheel, you could be at risk for skin cancer. CBS 2’s Suzanne Le Mignot reports.

CBS 2–06/22/2011

Texting And Driving Simulators

Teens Get Eye-Opening Warning About Texting And Driving

CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker has this look at what is being done to send a message to teens that they’re risking their lives when they text and drives.

CBS 2–05/09/2011

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Gas Prices Have Commuters Weighing Tough Choices

Rising gas prices have everyone thinking about the best way to get around. Public transportation is highly touted, but is it the smart way to go?

CBS Chicago–04/12/2011

Gas Pump (Photo Illustration by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

No Relief In Sight For Memorial Day Gas Prices

Over the last week, gas prices have jumped just over 17 cents a gallon. And analysts predict the prices will rise into the summer months.


Kennedy Expressway Traffic

Cost Of Owning A Car Way Up

It’s getting more expensive to own a car.

CBS Chicago–04/05/2011

Driver On Cell Phone

Highland Park Approves Cell Phone Ban For Drivers

North suburban Highland Park has now joined Chicago and Evanston in banning hand held cell phone calls while driving.

WBBM Newsradio–01/26/2011

Driver On Cell Phone

Highland Park May Ban Cell Phones While Driving

The New Year could be a hands-free one for motorists in Highland Park.

WBBM Newsradio–12/31/2010

A Drowsy Driver Runs Off The Road. (credit: AAA)

Study Explores Risks Of Drowsy Driving

Many American drivers are asleep at the wheel — literally. That’s according to a new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study which found drowsy drivers played a role in nearly 17 percent of fatal crashes.


Karina Kedo

Teen’s Program Fights Texting And Driving

A north suburban teen has Illinois lawmakers onboard with a new campaign to stop people from texting while driving.

CBS Chicago–10/12/2010

Illinois Teen Driving

There’s a new website to help parents and teens understand the process of becoming a new–and safe–driver.