Until the corn crops are harvested, drivers need to be on alert when traveling country roads.

That's the message the Illinois State Police are trying to get across to citizens with their new warning on Facebook.

Illinois State Police Facebook page

In the post, the police emphasize exactly how hard it can be for drivers to spot each other when corn is high in the fields. If you're not paying attention, you could find yourself hitting someone or vice versa. It's a good visual reminder to pay extra close attention when driving during the summer.