Mike Kindhart, Illinois State Police education officer,
left, and Terry Pope, Illinois Farm Bureau District 9
director, right, speak about the importance of rural road
safety during a news conference Wednesday to launch a
statewide rural road safety campaign.
Farm Bureau, IDOT, state police launch campaign for rural safe
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[March 18, 2013]
BLOOMINGTON -- Since 2008,
roadway collisions have been the second-leading cause of Illinois
farm-related deaths. To combat this problem, the Illinois Farm
Bureau, Illinois Department of Transportation and Illinois State
Police have launched "Caution: Slow Down, Share the Road," a rural
roadway safety awareness program.