IDOT, ISP Promote Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois State Police are promoting Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  Drivers are reminded to “Drop it and Drive.”  Throughout April, law enforcement officers will work together to enforce texting and distracted-driving laws.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says more than 32-thousand people died in distraction-affected crashes from 2011 to 2020.