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According to the Illinois Department of Transportation, the IL-23 and 38-Union Pacific Railroad grade crossing in DeKalb will close Monday, June 13, for up to 12 days. The closure will allow the Union Pacific Railroad to repair its Main 1 grade crossing and reconstruct its Main 2 crossing. To provide a detour that will accommodate...
buzzed driving is drunk driving: designate a sober driver
NIU police want students to know that it’s not OK to drive “buzzed.” Statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration paint a grim picture of the effect drunk driving has on America. NHTSA reports there were 10,076 fatalities involving drunk driving in 2013, accounting for 31 percent of the total motor vehicle traffic deaths...
Photo of a railroad crossing signal
The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that the Illinois 23/38 Union Pacific Railroad grade crossing located in DeKalb will be closed Monday, Nov. 11. Illinois 23/38 will be closed for up to seven days to allow the Union Pacific Railroad to repair its Main 1 grade crossing. To provide a detour that will accommodate...
Gary Andrews
Gary Andrews, a longtime instructor with the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology’s Traffic Safety Education program, was honored this spring by his employer: Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202. Andrews, the lead driver education instructor at Plainfield Central High School, received an Award of Excellence in recognition of his significant impact on students,...
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Drive sober! Buckle up! Police will be out in force both day and night as part of the 2013 Click It or Ticket campaign. For motorists who are stopped not wearing their seat belts, the fine is $25 plus additional court costs. Those stopped for driving drunk will be arrested. The 2013 Click It or...
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Buckle up and drive safely! Police will be out in force both day and night as part of the 2012 Thanksgiving Mobilization in the late-night fight against impaired driving and seat belt law violators. The 2012 holiday campaign runs from Monday, Nov. 12, through Sunday, Nov. 25. During the 2011 Thanksgiving holiday weekend, eight people...
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During the 2009 Thanksgiving holiday, 12 people lost their lives in motor vehicle traffic crashes in Illinois. Five of those deaths involved alcohol. More than 800 people were injured. Illinois police will step up their efforts this Thanksgiving: Law enforcement will be out in force day and night. For those not wearing safety belts, the fine is...