Illinois cuts workzone fatalities 30 percent

|  April 08, 2009 |

IDOT’s secret? Load up a van with cameras and radar, run them at random times through workzones and photograph the drivers and their license plates. The tickets arrive by certified mail. Since the program’s inception in 2006 more than 7,200 citations have been issued.

What a great idea. Here’s hoping more states will follow IDOT’s lead.

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