You probably remember the day you graduated from your Illinois firefighters' academy. Such memories likely fluctuate between feeling as though it all just happened yesterday to feeling like it was another lifetime altogether. Perhaps you've kept a record of every fire to which you've responded since then; perhaps not. Chances are, you've faced some very frightening situations and have bonded with your fellow firefighters to forge friendships you'll enjoy the rest of your lives. Fighting fire is definitely not for the faint of heart.
The temptation to look at the phone while driving is strong, and, for many Illinois drivers, it is impossible to overcome. Even just a passing glance at the screen or one moment to adjust a GPS device can have devastating consequences. Distracted driving is a serious problem, but what can be done about it?