Tougher Penalties For Texting And Driving Among New Illinois Traffic Laws In 2019More than a dozen new transportation-related laws will go into effect in Illinois in 2019, including harsher penalties for distracted driving.
Illinois Addressing The Problem Of Cyclists Being Hit By Car DoorsThe word Dutch probably makes you think of holland, or perhaps the jump rope game double dutch.
Cop Who Saved Injured Cyclist Named Officer Of The MonthA Chicago police officer received a special award Wednesday for saving the life of a cyclist on Independence Day weekend in the Roscoe Village neighborhood.
Off-Duty Chicago Cop Helps Badly Injured Cyclist In Roscoe VillageDressed in shorts and a Hawaiian shirt as he was driving through Roscoe Village with his son, Officer Sean Hayes said he was “in the right place at the right time” when a cyclist was doored by a female motorist, causing a serious injury to his neck.
Bicyclist Suing Chicago Police Over Alleged Collision With Squad Car Door A woman is claiming she was injured last year after a Chicago Police officer opened a squad car door in her path as she biked near the Near West District police station.
City Council To Vote On Parking Meter Changes, New Bike Ordinance, Wrigley Night GamesAldermen have a busy day ahead at today’s City Council meeting, with votes set on changes to the controversial parking meter deal, new fines for cyclists and drivers, and additional night games at Wrigley Field.
Mayor Seeks Bigger Fines For Cyclists Who Break Traffic Laws, 'Dooring'Cyclists who violate traffic laws or motorists who open their doors in front of people on bikes would face steeper fines under a measure Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced to the City Council on Wednesday.
State To Begin Tracking 'Dooring' Bicycle CrashesThe state of Illinois will now begin tracking so called "dooring” crashes involving bicyclists and opened doors from parked cars.