|Collinsville Police Announce Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It or Ticket Campaign|
|Written by Administrator|
|Monday, 12 March 2012 14:54|
Today, the Collinsville Police Department announced it will take part in the statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It or Ticket crackdown by conducting special patrols during this St. Patrick's Day holiday period to curtail impaired drivers and late-night safety belt law violators.
"Too often, St. Patrick's Day can be a deadly and dangerous time on our roadways because of impaired driving," said Lt. Eric Zaber. "That is why starting today and running through March 17th we will be working overtime with increased patrols and roadside safety checks to catch and arrest anyone who is driving while impaired or unbuckled."
Lt. Zaber said that always designating a sober driver and not letting friends drive impaired are just two simple steps to help avoid a tragic crash or an arrest for impaired driving. Other important tips include:
If you are hosting a St. Patrick's Day party:
If you are attending a St. Patrick's Day party:
The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It or Ticket crackdown is made possible through federal traffic safety funds from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Traffic Safety.
|Last Updated on Monday, 12 March 2012 14:55|