Franklin Leon Jackson, Jr., 4, was ejected from the SUV’s rear passenger window.
State and local police say they’re beefing up traffic patrol as we move toward the Memorial Day weekend and the summer travel season, reports WBBM’s Bernie Tafoya.
Beginning Jan. 1, every backseat passenger will be required to buckle up in Illinois. CBS 2′s Dana Kozlov reports.
A new seat belt law goes into effect with the ringing in of the New Year on Sunday.
The Illinois Department of Transportation has suspended one of its top officials after he was ticketed for not wearing a seatbelt.
Gov. Pat Quinn has signed a bill that will require all back seat passengers to wear seat belts–with the exception of those riding in cabs.
A 17-year old survivor of a deadly car crash credits a seat belt with saving his life last weekend.
New seat belt legislation is making its way through the Illinois General Assembly.
State and local police will be out in full force this weekend to ensure that the roads are safe.