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Lisle Police Release Results of Labor Day Roadside Safety Checks

According to the department, police made 14 'significant arrests' during their latest roadside check, including four drunk driving arrests.

from the Lisle Police Department

The Lisle Police Department made four impaired-driving arrests and 10 other significant arrests during the . In addition, two safety belt citations were written.

Law enforcement agencies throughout Illinois participated in this nationwide effort to get impaired drivers off our roadways.

The joined forces with other state and local law enforcement and highway safety partners in conducting the crackdown campaign, featuring high-visibility enforcement combined with a variety of outreach activities including a strategic media campaign and additional enforcement activity.

Extra emphasis was given to the late-night hours when statistics show the highest number of motorists drink and drive and the fewest motorists buckle up.

This law enforcement crackdown was funded by federal traffic safety grants through IDOT’s Division of Traffic Safety and is part of the statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.

Thomas September 13, 2011 at 06:00 PM
They are not safety checks. They are road blocks.
Josh Tibbs September 19, 2011 at 12:47 AM
actually they are not...they are checking for safety violations...says so right in the article.

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