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Its life or death out there on the state’s highways – that’s the campaign from the Illinois Department of Transportation. It’s the second year for the safety campaign – “Life or Death Illinois”. 


The main message will be true stories from those who have lost a family member to a fatal traffic accident. IDOT’s Guy Tridgell says it’s intended to be a strong message. 



The state’s roadways can be deadly. More than a 1000 people die each year in traffic accidents. 

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