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The Lake County Sheriff’ Office issued 122 citations during the state-wide distracted driving campaign. The increased enforcement was part of the national Distracted Driving Awareness Month effort supported by the Illinois Department of Transportation.
“Driver distraction is a persistent issue in Lake County and often has life-altering consequences,” said Sheriff Curran. “We implemented this enforcement action to encourage motorists to drop it and drive.”
During the two-week campaign that ran April 16-30, the Lake County Sheriff’s Office issued:
“Distracted Driving Awareness Month may be over, but the Lake County Sheriff’s Office will continue working to stop residents from engaging in this deadly behavior,” Curran said.
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