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Illinois’ Biggest Complaint When Traveling Our Interstate

Commuting isn't always our first choice when it comes to our jobs but sometimes we gotta do what we gotta do. When it comes to commuting and traveling our interstates, Illinois' has a big complaint.

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While Traffic Deaths Decline Nationally, They’re Increasing in Illinois

The first six months of 2017 have seen an uptick in the number of Illinois traffic fatalities over the same period in 2016, all while the rate of traffic deaths has slightly decreased nationally. Experts say there are several reasons.

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Rockford Police Are Trying to Reduce Serious Crashes

On Tuesday of this week, you may have noticed an increased Rockford Police presence in theĀ areas of Charles Street from 9th Street to Parkside Drive and Broadway from 9th Street to Alpine Road. You may have even met the police up-close-and-personal.

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Have You Seen This Hilarious License Plate in Rockford?

There's not much to say after seeing this license plate other than "congratulations."

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Illinois On Pace to Top 1000 Traffic Fatalities This Year

As a state, we haven't reached the 1000-plus traffic death figure since 2008 (when 1043 people were killed on Illinois roads, 998 last year), but safety and insurance industry experts say we're on our way to topping that number this year.

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Semi Roll Over: I-39 Near Sandy hollow (Photo:Eric Udelfofen)
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TRAFFIC ALERT: High Winds Result in Many Rollovers on Area Highways and Roads [List]

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The extremely high winds are causing a very dangerous situation on area roadways this afternoon.

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Best and Worst Times to Drive This Holiday Season

There is a method to the madness of driving during the holiday season.

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China Has the Worst Traffic Jams on Earth

I sometimes laugh a bit when someone complains about being caught in Rockford's rush hour. Not that it can't be a pain, but c'mon...you know that there are places so much worse, like Chicago and Milwaukee, both close enough that you could go see for yourself without having to go to New York, Houston, or the American grand-daddy of traffic jams, Los Angeles...

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Illinois Traffic Fatalities Up In 2015

Dave Dahl -- Illinois Radio Network

More cars mean more accidents, and that means more fatalities. The National Safety Council says the first half of the year has recorded a fourteen percent increase compared to last year...

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