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Motorists urged to avoid distracted driving

 


Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White is urging the motoring public to focus on the road while driving and to avoid driving distracted.

“With the increased use of technological devices, distracted driving has become a serious problem on the roads throughout our state and the nation,” said White. “No driver should be texting while driving.”

White has instructed the Secretary of State Police to conduct targeted patrols statewide to crack down on distracted drivers.

Illinois law prohibits the hand-held use of cellphones and electronic devices in vehicles, unless reporting an emergen...



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