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Spiros Law, P.C. Archives

Road Safety and Justice: Advocating for Victims of a Fatal Collision in Loda, Illinois

Tragedy struck on a Sunday afternoon when a collision between a car and a motorcycle claimed two lives and left another individual fighting for survival. As the Iroquois County Sheriff’s Deputies rushed to the scene at the intersection of Oak and Washington Streets, the grim reality of preventable accidents became painfully evident. Initial reports indicate that the collision occurred as…Read More

Advocating for Accountability: Reflections on Champaign's Intersection Collision

In Champaign, Illinois, a recent collision involving a motorcyclist and a car has left the community reeling and emphasizing the critical importance of road safety. The incident occurred at Neil and Bellefontaine Street, marking the second motorcycle crash of the day in the city. While the motorcyclist is stable, the event prompts a reflection on intersection safety and the pursuit…Read More

Illinois authorities embark on campaign to prevent motorcycle accidents

With the summer coming, more motorcyclists will be venturing out to enjoy the weather, the Southern Illinoisan reported on May 7. With this inevitability, both police officers and motorcycle advocates are planning campaigns and projects to encourage motorcycle safety among both motorcyclists and typical car and truck drivers. Illinois Department of Transportation safety program bureau chief Les Nunes said that of…Read More

Illinois Traffic Accident Fatalities on the Increase for 2012

Traffic accidents resulting in fatalities are on the upswing for Illinois motorists. Last week, the Illinois Department of Transportation noted that traffic fatalities in 2012 are up 9 percent from 2011. The reasons why are many. Roughly 10 percent of this year’s fatalities are related to distracted driving, specifically drivers checking text and email messages. Another group that has seen…Read More