Tuesday, August 14, 2012
Drivers on Ogden Avenue should watch their speed and pay attention to other safety measures today.
Law enforcement agencies along the Ogden Avenue corridor through DuPage, Cook, Kane and Kendall Counties will join forces in a special traffic safety campaign today. Police will be on the lookout for drivers that are speeding, not wearing safety belts or committing other safety violations. The purpose of the campaign is to increase the safety of motorists using the thoroughfare through education and traffic enforcement. The following twelve police agencies will be part of the campaign: Each jurisdiction will implement their own enforcement action based on the needs of their communities. Don't want to miss a news update? Sign up for Lisle Patch's newsletter and like us on Facebook.
Monday, July 2, 2012
Lisle police conducted a roadside safety checkpoint on June 22 for the upcoming holiday.
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Monday, July 2, 2012
Lisle police made nine arrests and issued 18 citations during the recent July 4th Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It or Ticket crackdown on drunk drivers and seat belt law violators, according to a release from the department. Law enforcement agencies throughout Illinois participated in this statewide effort to get drunk drivers off our roadways and encourage seat belt use, especially during late-night hours. Lisle Police Department joined forces with over 200 other state and local law enforcement agencies in conducting the crackdown campaign featuring high-visibility enforcement combined with a variety of outreach activities including a media campaign and additional police activity. Extra emphasis was given to the late-night hours …
Friday, June 22, 2012
Lisle Police will conduct a Roadside Safety Checkpoint on Ogden Avenue as the Fourth of July holiday weekend approaches.
The Lisle Police Department will be looking out for anyone driving under the influence Friday night along Ogden Avenue. The officers will focus on possible impaired drivers and other traffic safety concerns including seat belt violations. Traffic studies show late night hours in summer are the deadliest time for vehicle crashes that are alcohol-related. Studies show in the last five years between June and August in Illinois, 149 of the 253 fatalities between midnight and 3 a.m. involved a drinking driver. Public Information Officer Ron Wilke said the program is primarily to educate drivers before the holidays come around when there are statistically more accidents. "The educational part of that is to 'think before you drink,'" he said. …