IDOT launches digital safety campaign

SPRINGFIELD, IL (KFVS) - The Illinois Department of Transportation has kicked off a statewide digital message board campaign to help reduce roadway fatalities this year.

Officials say the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) will rotate four key traffic safety messages daily starting Monday, July 9 along with a social media and Internet page presence.

As of July 5, officials say crash data reports 479 fatalities have taken place on Illinois roadways this year, as compared to 418 during the same timeframe last year.

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