governor is proposing increased fines for speeding in work zones, The Chicago Tribune reported Sept. 22.
Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s plan, fines would go up from $200 to $500.
Reckless driving penalties would go from $250 to $500. Repeat offenders
would be fined $1,000.
proposal was spurred in part by the recent deaths of two Illinois
road construction workers in separate incidents, the newspaper reported.