Safety & Accident

City Snow Plows Striking Parked Cars in Ill.

May 11, 2016

Municipal snow plow drivers in four eastern Illinois cities have caused the most damage in the past three years among city vehicles, according to a WCIA report.

Damage from snow plows in Champaign, Urbana, Decatur, and Danville accounted for a significant amount of the repair costs, including repair bills for snow plows that struck parked cars. In Decatur, $144,400 of the $257,038 was caused by snow plow damage.

In the City of Champaign, $11,024 of the $66,182 was from snow plows.

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