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Posted on: December 5, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Thanksgiving Holiday Traffic Safety Campaign Results

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The Lake County Sheriff’s Office arrested five people for impaired driving and issued 46 seatbelt/child safety seat citations during the recent Thanksgiving Traffic Safety Campaign.  A total of 135 citations were issued.

Law enforcement agencies throughout Illinois participated in this effort to save lives by getting impaired drivers off the roads and more people buckled up. The enforcement campaign took place from November 22 through December 2. 

During the mobilization, extra emphasis was placed on enforcement during late-night hours, when statistics show the most unbuckled and impaired driving fatalities occur. 

This law enforcement effort was made possible by federal highway safety funds administered through the Illinois Department of Transportation and is part of the nationwide “Click It or Ticket” and “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaigns.

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