driving http://northernpublicradio.org en Safety Advocates Want Tougher Cell Phone Laws For Drivers http://northernpublicradio.org/post/safety-advocates-want-tougher-cell-phone-laws-drivers <p></p><p>A bill sitting on the governor’s desk would ban Illinois drivers from using hand-held cell phones while driving. The measure would still allow motorists to use hands <u>free</u> devices. But some want a law restricting that option as well. Thu, 30 May 2013 11:29:08 +0000 Mike Moen 30664 at http://northernpublicradio.org Safety Advocates Want Tougher Cell Phone Laws For Drivers More Training Possible for New Drivers http://northernpublicradio.org/post/more-training-possible-new-drivers <p>There's speculation some teenagers put off getting their drivers licenses until they're 18 to avoid Illinois' graduated drivers license program.&nbsp; There's a chance those young motorists would be required to get more training in the future too. Tue, 09 Oct 2012 13:04:00 +0000 WNIJ 19546 at http://northernpublicradio.org More Training Possible for New Drivers Drivers May Have to Dodge Deer http://northernpublicradio.org/post/drivers-may-have-dodge-deer <p>Northern Illinois sheriff's offices are advising people to be careful of deer crossing the road. It's the time of year when mating deer are most active. Last year in DeKalb County, the sheriff’s office dealt with 100 car accidents relating to deer, accounting for 14 percent of all accidents. Tue, 09 Oct 2012 11:04:18 +0000 Jenna Dooley 19549 at http://northernpublicradio.org Drivers May Have to Dodge Deer