City Council Passes Truck Side Guard Ordinance

City Council Passes Ordinance Requiring City Contractors to Install Low-Cost Safety Equipment on Large Trucks As part of Vision Zero, installation of side guards and convex mirrors on large trucks will reduce severity and risk of injuries from crashes.   Mayor’s Press Office    312.744.3334 / press@cityofchicago.org Mike Claffey, Chicago Department of Transportation    312.744.0707 / Michael.Claffey@cityofchicago.org   Mayor Rahm Emanuel […]

Mayor Emanuel and CDOT Introduce Truck Side Guard Ordinance

Mayor Emanuel and CDOT Introduce Ordinance Requiring City Contractors to Install Low Cost Safety Equipment on Large Trucks As part of Vision Zero, Installation of Side Guards and Convex Mirrors on Large Trucks Have Proven Effective in Reducing Severity and Risk of Injuries from Crashes   Mayor’s Press Office    312.744.3334 / press@cityofchicago.org Mike Claffey, Chicago Department […]

Mayor Emanuel Unveils Vision Zero Action Plan Designed to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities and Serious Injuries Across Chicago

Mayor Emanuel Unveils Vision Zero Action Plan Designed to Eliminate Traffic Fatalities and Serious Injuries Across Chicago Interdepartmental effort addresses traffic safety as a public health and equity issue; will engage community residents and coordinate efforts to increase roadway safety for all Mayor’s Press Office    312.744.3334 View on the City of Chicago website. | Download a PDF of […]