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Chicago Aims to Reduce Pedestrian Accident Injuries

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A recent study released by the Chicago Department of Transportation seeks to help reduce the number of pedestrian-automobile accidents throughout the city. The study demonstrates that pedestrians are most at-risk at crosswalks and intersections, indicates peak times and locations for pedestrian accidents, and notes the prevalence of hit-and-run accidents within...
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The Rules of the Road for Bicycle Commuters

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Commuting by bicycle can provide many benefits.  In a city the size of Chicago, where traffic is a constant problem, especially at rush hour, commuting by bicycle may allow you to save time and avoid traffic, and in many cases, bikers can save hundreds of dollars a month in parking...
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New Illinois Law Allows Motorcyclists to Run Red Lights

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A new Illinois law will allow motorcyclists to go through a red light if they wait at that light for more than two minutes without the light changing.  The new law, which also applies to bicycles, and which took immediate effect, was signed by Illinois Governor Pat Quinn in July...
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