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Driver Questioned After Boy, 4, Killed In Dan Ryan Crash

Franklin Leon Jackson, Jr., 4, was ejected from the SUV’s rear passenger window.


Melissa Ledezma (at podium), the mother of 16-year old Tyler Ledezma who died in a car crash nearly three years ago because he was not wearing his seat belt.  (Credit: Bernie Tafoya)

State, Local Police To Step Up Enforcement Of Traffic Violations

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.


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Beginning Sunday, Back-Seat Passengers Have To Buckle Up In Illinois

Beginning Jan. 1, every backseat passenger will be required to buckle up in Illinois. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports.


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New Law Will Require Seat Belts For Back Seat Passengers

A new seat belt law goes into effect with the ringing in of the New Year on Sunday.

CBS Chicago–12/28/2011

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IDOT Official Busted For Not Wearing Seat Belt

The Illinois Department of Transportation has suspended one of its top officials after he was ticketed for not wearing a seatbelt.

CBS Chicago–08/12/2011

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Back Seat Passengers Must Wear Seat Belts

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.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2011

Three people died in a single-car accident in Prospect Heights. (CBS)

Teen Credits Seat Belt With Saving Life In Crash

A 17-year old survivor of a deadly car crash credits a seat belt with saving his life last weekend.

CBS Chicago–06/21/2011

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Law Would Require Back-Seat Passengers To Buckle Up

New seat belt legislation is making its way through the Illinois General Assembly.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2011

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Police On Prowl For Drunken Drivers

State and local police will be out in full force this weekend to ensure that the roads are safe.

WBBM Newsradio–12/24/2010