Intersections Prone To Accidents Including Route 31 and Fabyan Parkway

Kane County Intersections Prone To Accidents Intersections prone to accidents continue to be a traffic safety issue. There are many reasons why intersections can be considered “dangerous.” Among these reasons are complicated and/or confusing roadway designs; too much traffic for a given intersection; a lack of traffic control devices; and too little traffic safety enforcement …

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Driving While Distracted As A Threat To Kane County Traffic Safety

Kane County Distracted Driving Driving while distracted continues to be a foremost traffic concern. It has caused or contributed to many Chicago-area accidents, including those in Kane County. On this site, the topic of driving while distracted and the reasons as to why it is dangerous is further discussed on the “Distracted Driving Accidents And …

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Passenger Restraint Law For Children Under The Age Of Two Years Old

Passenger Restraint Law Regarding Rear-Facing Car Seats Passenger restraint systems remain one of the best ways to avoid potentially serious vehicle accident injuries. Proper passenger restraint can take many forms. One of the best and most effective safety measures a vehicle occupant can take is to wear a seat belt, or for children the use …

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Kane County Enforcement Initiative Concerning “Distracted Driving”

“Distracted driving” continues to be a significant threat to safe travel in Illinois, including Kane County.  While driver distraction can be caused by many different activities that divert the attention of the driver, among the most common reasons for driver distraction is operating a cell phone – and especially texting while driving.  As seen in …

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Kane County Pedestrian Safety Initiative On Bliss Road

Pedestrian Safety Initiative In Kane County Pedestrian accidents are notable in that they often lead to a range of serious injuries to those who have been hit by a vehicle.  As seen in posts on this site which summarize Kane County pedestrian accidents, many of these accidents either lead to serious accident injuries, including head injuries, …

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Aurora Traffic Accidents Caused By Drivers Swerving To Avoid Deer

Deer As A Kane County Traffic Safety Hazard Deer can present a safety hazard to motorists, especially during certain seasonal periods as well as times of the day.  Commentary regarding this issue, as well as tips provided by the Illinois Department Of Transportation (IDOT) can be seen in this post concerning deer collisions. The September …

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Batavia Debate Regarding Use Of Beacons At Crosswalks

Various pedestrian accidents that occur in Kane County have been summarized in the “Pedestrian Accident” category. Various aspects of pedestrian accidents – including various medical and legal issues – are further discussed on the “Kane County, Illinois Pedestrian Accidents And Injuries” page. Pedestrian accidents are of significant concern due to the increasing number of such …

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Aurora Intersection Scrutinized Following Fatal Pedestrian Accident

Safety Questions Arise Following Fatal Kane County Pedestrian Accident On March 11, 2016, there was a pedestrian accident in Aurora which led to the death of George Edwards.  That fatal accident was summarized in the post of March 12 titled “Man Dies Following Aurora Pedestrian Accident.”  It should be noted that at the time of …

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Roundabouts Proposed In Kane County

Kane County Department Of Transportation Proposes Roundabouts One method that cities and counties are using to try to reduce traffic congestion is to install traffic roundabouts. However, for a variety of reasons, many people oppose the installation of roundabouts. Recently, Kane County (through the Kane County Department of Transportation (KDOT)) has proposed the installation of …

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Kane County Holiday Traffic Enforcement Efforts

Traffic Safety Enforcement Efforts In Kane County Drinking and driving in Kane County over the holiday season is of concern, especially given the increasing prominence of “Black Wednesday,” the night before Thanksgiving.  This night has become one of the most popular drinking nights of the year. Recently there have been announcements from Illinois authorities regarding …

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