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How Naperville is helping create safer drivers

Car crashes are a reality across the country, and the city of Naperville, Illinois is no exception. While drivers of any age can suffer the devastating effects of a motor vehicle crash, there are some particular age ranges more susceptible to accidents behind the wheel.

New drivers are notoriously at risk for car crashes because of their inexperience. However, drivers over 50 are also at risk for completely different reasons. The city of Naperville recognizes the need to help drivers maintain their safety behind the wheel and is taking steps to do so.

Naperville and AARP partnership

The Naperville Police Department partnered with the AARP to offer a class to drivers age 50 and over called Smart Driver. As drivers age, they begin to face specific risks and hazards behind the wheel. This program helps mature drivers understand these risks and take proactive steps to mitigate them. This classroom refresher driver course has helped millions of drivers across the country to stay safe on the roads.

Another risk mature drivers face is that they have so much experience behind the wheel that they may no longer be as vigilant as they once were. The refresher course helps drivers age 50 and over to review the rules of the road and ensure they have updated information about the most current regulations for driving in Naperville.

Car crashes in Naperville

If you are in a car crash in Naperville, the city offers specific tips as to what you should do in the aftermath of the accident. It requires a crash report for all traffic collisions that involve injury and/or damage to property that totals more than $1,500 when all drivers have insurance.

In any accident that involves injuries, it is essential to call 9-1-1 and ensure that any injured parties get immediate medical treatment. If you suffer injuries in a car crash, make sure you keep all documentation regarding your medical treatment and injuries. This documentation will prove essential if you need to pursue legal action to seek compensation for injuries resulting from the crash.

What Our Clients Say About Us

  • "Committed To My Cause"

    I was struck by a car while cycling and severely, almost fatally injured. A team of excellent medical professionals performed complicated and extensive surgical and medical procedures as part of a successful effort to restore my health....-Jeff D.

  • "Could not have made a better choice"

    We found Mark [Mathys] through the web after an auto accident in October 2011. While selecting someone you don't know to represent you can be a gamble, we could not have made a better choice....- Dave

  • "Very satisfied"

    Mark [Mathys] is very professional. He responds almost immediately, via email, to any question, comment or concern I have and if he is not able to respond right away, he will let me know. I have been very satisfied with Mark so far and I am happy to be his client.-Jennifer

  • "Easy to talk to"

    Mr. Mathys and Mr. Schneid were very professional and easy to talk to. Prior to working with them, my wife and I had no real experience with the legal system beyond a house closing, yet Mr. Mathys and Mr. Schneid explained the whole process to us very well. I knew that whenever I had a concern about our case or the legal system in general I could call their office or send an email and receive answers the same day...-Larry

  • "Provided very wise advice"

    I've dealt with attorneys on a variety of issues, almost all of them since leaving college and entering the workplace. Mr. Mathys was the first attorney I had any real experience with, and I was impressed then and remain so. He provided very wise advice and always kept me informed. In the end, he delivered a favorable result. I recommend him highly.- Tyler D.

  • "In-depth knowledge of the law"

    Mark [Schneid] is an excellent and skilled attorney and demonstrated in-depth knowledge of the law when he helped settle my dog bite lawsuit resulting from a traumatic incident. He explained what was needed of me and how I should handle the situation in a professional manner.- Karen K.

  • "They went to bat for me"

    Not long ago I was involved in a car accident where I was hit by a gravel truck at an intersection. After I called Mathys & Schneid, even though I didn't have a very large case, they made me feel like I was one of their most important cases. They went to bat for me with the trucking company's insurance and got me a settlement. I would definitely recommend them to my family and friends.-Dan H.

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