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The original item was published from 11/7/2020 2:27:59 PM to 11/29/2020 12:00:03 AM.

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Posted on: November 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Halloween Traffic Safety Campaign Results

Lake County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested two impaired drivers and issued 50 seatbelt and child safety seat citations during the recent Halloween traffic safety campaign.  

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 October 17 through November 2.

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

The recent law enforcement campaign was made possible by federal highway safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation and is part of the statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Click It or Ticket campaigns.

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