Speeding, Distracted Driving Ranked Top Traffic Offenses On TollwaysThere were 5,078 tickets and warnings issued for distracted driving, and 40,955 tickets and warnings for speeding on Chicago area tollways last year.
Two Workers Injured When Driver Hits Road Sign On I-80Illinois State Police said the crash happened in the westbound lanes of Interstate 80 near Briggs Street shortly before midnight.
Driver Tops 100 MPH While Trying To Get Photo For Snapchat, Police SayThe driver reportedly "left all traffic behind" in his quest to hit top speed and post a picture to SnapChat.
Man, 19, Charged With Having 2 Pounds Of Marijuana In RiversideA 19-year-old man was charged Tuesday with felony cannabis possession after two pounds of the drug was discovered in his car following a traffic stop in west suburban Riverside.
Aurora Police Seize 3 Illegal Guns After Traffic Stop, CrashTwo handguns, one of them loaded, were found in a Ford Expedition that crashed about 11:30 p.m. Sunday at Mitchell Road and Konen Avenue.
Woman Charged With Driving Drunk With 3 Kids In CarPolice said Lucero Reyes was driving 51 mph in a 35 mph zone before swerving over the curb, onto the grass, and veering back into traffic.
1 Killed, 1 Injured By Vehicle Driving In Wrong Lane In WaukeganOne man was killed and another injured early Saturday after being struck by a vehicle being driven in the wrong lane in north suburban Waukegan.
3 Members Of Arlington Heights Family, Des Plaines Man Killed In CrashAround 9 p.m., a Mercedes Benz was traveling at a very high rate of speed on Northwest Highway, when it crashed head-on into a Chevy Impala that was attempting to turn into a parking lot near Mount Prospect Road.
Millennials Found To Be Worse Behaved Drivers, Study FindsYoung millennials, ages 19-24 earned the top spot as the worse behaved U.S. drivers, after a new report from AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety found that 88 percent of these drivers engaged in dangerous driving behavior in the last month.
Man Drives Away From Court On Suspended License, Gets Caught SpeedingJose F. Vazquez, of the 4300 block of South Harlem Avenue in Stickney, was charged with speeding in a school zone while children were present and driving with a suspended license, police said. His vehicle was towed and impounded.
Man Charged With Fleeing After Cops Saw Him Vomiting Out Car WindowJulian E. Martinez, 21, of the 7500 block of South Lockwood in Burbank, was charged with one felony count of aggravated fleeing and eluding, failure to signal, improper lane usage and speeding at 107 mph in a 50 mph zone, according to a statement from Riverside Police.
Dent Fined For Driving 107 MPH On Edens ExpresswayFormer Chicago Bears defensive end and Super Bowl MVP Richard Dent pleaded guilty Wednesday to driving over 100 mph on the Edens Expressway in Northfield last year.