safety

State News
3:02 pm
Mon May 25, 2015

Safety system needed before Illinois line operational

Illinois officials say a safety feature that slows trains traveling dangerously fast is one of the last components that must be installed before a Chicago-St. Louis high-speed line becomes operational. 

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Peoria Public Radio News
5:38 pm
Wed April 29, 2015

Drive for Tomorrow teaches teens safe driving behaviors

Peoria teen drivers can experience the simulated dangers of driving impaired.  

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Peoria Public Radio News
7:15 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

Free Car Seat Checks in East Peoria

Free car seat checks are available Wednesday afternoon from 1 - 4 at the East Peoria Fire Department Central Station. Trained child passenger safety technicians will be available to educate parents and caregivers on the proper installation of child restraints. 

Education
8:17 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Security changes at District 150

District 150 is preparing for safety changes this coming academic year.  New state law requires the district to hold an annual drill in the event of a school-shooting incident, including participation from law enforcement.  

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State News
5:11 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

State group dedicated to grain bin safety

A state group dedicated to safe operations in grain bins wants to build a team of trainers to prevent tragedies like Wednesday’s death in Champaign County. An autopsy is scheduled Thursday on 55-year-old Roy McCarty of Sidney. Jeff Adkisson is with the Illinois Grain Handling Safety Coalition. He says there haven’t been many new developments in safety standards, but it’s key to make sure commercial grain operators and farmers are up to speed. Adkisson says he speaks from personal experience:

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