As the recipient of a grant from GHSA and Lyft, the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) teamed up with the Illinois State Police (ISP) for "Ride Smart," a social media campaign encouraging ride-hailing as an alternative to impaired road use.
With GHSA's latest report projecting that 2018 had the highest number of pedestrian fatalities since 1990, the Chicago Tribune's editorial board emphasizes the need to improve walking safety.
March 4, 2019
Authorized a study on AVs.
GHSA's latest report on drug-impaired driving examines the impact of this growing problem. Report author Dr. Jim Hedlund discusses the challenges to addressing the issue.
Article by Mary Wisniewski
May 31, 2018
When the Illinois Department of Transportation's Bureau of Safety Programs and Engineering received GHSA and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility's 2016 drugged driving grant, they planned to use the money to conduct 10 ARIDE classes in the state.
Universal helmet law repealed 1970.
Several hundred checkpoints are conducted each year. Their legality is upheld under federal Constitution.