Springfield, IL – With multiple recent crashes involving Illinois State Police (ISP) Troopers, Governor JB Pritzker and ISP Director Brendan F. Kelly implores motorists to respect the Move Over Law and use caution when approaching emergency vehicles on... Read More.
Illinois State Police say troopers have issued over six thousand Move Over/Scott's Law violations so far this year. ISP has also lost four troopers this year, with two of those deaths caused when motorists didn't move over or slow down for squad cars on... Read More.
Carmi officials are advising motorists that roadwork planned for today and tomorrow will close down a city street partially. Workers will be busy at the intersection of 9th and Crebs which will make Herbert Street partially closed, but passable at certain points. The closure... Read More.
With extreme heat the lead story in most area newscasts, IDOT says motorists should be on the lookout for buckling pavement on roadways. Blowouts occur when prolonged high temperatures cause the road to expand and buckle resulting in uneven driving surfaces. Precipitation and humidity... Read More.
Motorists are Encouraged to Safely Share the Road with Farm Equipment Illinois State Police District 19 urges motorists to exercise caution when traveling on the Illinois roadways during the upcoming harvest season. As farmers begin to harvest their crops, there will be an increase in... Read More.
The Hamilton County Highway Department will be improving Tucker’s Corner Road and Akin Road between points a half-mile east of Tucker’s Corner to Campbell Corner Road intersection starting Monday and continuing through the end of this month, weather permitting. Sections of... Read More.
As part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Illinois Department of Transportation is making $500,000 in federal highway safety dollars available to nearly 100 local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to step up distracted driving enforcement through April 30. “Too many drivers in Illinois... Read More.
Illinois State Police (ISP) officials are reminding motorists of the dangers of getting out of your car after you have been involved in a crash or stranded on the roadway. Three pedestrian fatalities have occurred on Illinois roadways within the... Read More.
Illinois State Police (ISP) District 19 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, is reminding motorists to take the necessary safety precautions for the upcoming holiday travel. Troopers are responsible for the safety of more than 20,000 miles of the state’s roads and highways.The Memorial Day Holiday... Read More.
As Memorial Day approaches, the Illinois Department of Transportation and state and local law enforcement agencies are joining forces to remind motorists to wear their seat belts and avoid impaired driving. "Wearing your seat belt is the law, but it’s also a matter of common... Read More.