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AS THE LONG HOLIDAY WEEKEND CONTINUES, GOVERNOR J-B PRITZKER IS ASKING THE PUBLIC NOT TO TEXT AND DRIVE.

 

GOVERNOR PRITZKER SAYS DISTRACTED HAS BECOME A HUGH PROBLEMS…AND URGES EVERYONE TO PUT DOWN THEIR PHONES WHEN THEY’RE BEHIND THE WHEEL.

 

 

GOVERNOR PRITZKER SAYS DISTRACTED DRIVING KILLS MORE PEOPLE THAN DRUNK DRIVING IN ILLINOIS…AND IS A BIG CONCERN.

 

 

TEXTING WHILE DRIVING IS NOW A MOVING VIOLATION WITH A FINE OF 75 DOLLARS FOR FIRST TIME OFFENDERS. REPEAT OFFENDERS FACE FINES OF 150 BUCKS. IF YOU RACK UP THREE MOVING VIOLATIONS IN A YEAR, YOUR LICENSE COULD BE SUSPENDED.

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