The Illinois Department of Transportation is kicking off a new round of the Operation Teen Safe Driving contest.  The contest urges teens to come up with campaigns at their school to combat problems like drunk driving, distracted driving, and not buckling up.

IDOT Secretary Ann Schneider says the message seems to be heard a little louder when it’s coming from kids their own age.

Schneider comments

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