Thursday, August 14, 2014

Special Traffic Enforcement for Labor Day Holiday;"Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" and "Click it or Ticket"

The Arlington Heights Police Department will have specialized traffic enforcement activities, "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" and "Click it or Ticket" from August 15 - September 1 relating to the Labor Day Holiday. Enforcement activities will include seatbelt enforcement zones, impaired driving saturation patrols, and two Roadside Safety Checkpoints.

Checkpoints will take place on August 15 and 22 on Arlington Heights Road south of Algonquin Road. Officers working the campaigns will be attempting to identify and cite motorists who choose to drive without using their safety belts, are driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or are committing other traffic-related offenses.

The campaigns are funded with federal traffic safety funds, which are administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation – Division of Transportation Safety.

For additional information, please contact Sergeant Michael Shabez of the Arlington Heights Police Department at (847) 368-5421.

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