Each time I learn police studies within the paper, I’m astounded on the variety of folks charged with driving whereas intoxicated.
Usually these individuals are concerned in accidents…operating into ditches, hitting timber, lacking curves within the highway. Understanding this, it typically scares me to drive at evening.
There might quickly be an answer to the issue.
My understanding is, by 2026 auto producers should set up expertise to detect impaired drivers in new autos. These units can be extra subtle and correct than a breathalyzer put in by a courtroom order and can contain sensors and infra-red cameras.
So far as I’m involved, that is lengthy overdue.
I additionally wish to see a state regulation that requires counties and municipalities to yearly report on DWI arrests. I believe the general public ought to know what occurs to drivers who break the regulation. Are their circumstances being pleaded all the way down to a lesser cost? Are the circumstances being dropped?
With computer systems as superior as they’re, statistics on DWI circumstances ought to be simple to report back to the folks.
Hopefully town will quickly be letting bids to demolish the Hickory Grove advanced. The state takes endlessly to course of requests, and it places all people in a rush up and wait mode. Want they might simply get it accomplished.
Talking of getting it accomplished, why does Illinois Route 38 between Rochelle and the DeKalb County line really feel like a 3rd world highway? West of Rochelle it’s good, however going east might be bone jarring.
The Flagg Township Museum is having a raffle. 100 tickets can be bought at $50 a ticket. First prize is $1,500!
If $50 appears a bit steep, discover just a few pals. If 5 folks every put in $10 they may every win $300. That will be a pleasant bonus for Christmas purchasing.
Winners can be drawn Dec. 3, so don’t postpone shopping for a ticket. You will get them on the museum or from museum board members, like me.
If you happen to missed seeing the hay bales, take a look at the window at Hub Metropolis Furnishings in downtown. I consider all of the hay bales are pictured there. I used to be stunned to see a pair I missed whereas driving round city.
Talking of downtown, the outdated Stone’s retailer at Fourth and Lincoln is at the moment being reworked. The constructing allow within the window lists a customized signal retail store as a objective for the rework.
Terry Dickow might be contacted at [email protected]