Illinois State Police is taking a proactive approach to promote safety.

They are promoting safety for motorists, pedestrians and cyclists through both education and enforcement. In Illinois, speed was the reason for 32% of all traffic fatalities. That's 348 deaths for the year, or one life every 25 hours. These lives can be easily saved by being aware of our speed and understanding how speeding impacts a crash.

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