The Hanover Park Police Department Announces Labor Day Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign Results
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Deputy Chief Andy Johnson
Hanover Park, IL – The Hanover Park Police Department today announced that it showed zero tolerance for impaired driving during the Labor Day holiday, arresting 9 offenders for the potentially deadly crime. In addition, Hanover Park Police officers arrested 55 other unlawful drivers, wrote 44 citations for speeding, 18 citations for distracted driving. The officers also cited 36 individuals for occupant protection violations, including 4 for no child safety seats when required.
“The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign gives us the opportunity to help spread the message that preventing impaired driving is a matter of Life or Death,” said Deputy Chief Andy Johnson.
The Hanover Park Police Department partnered with law enforcement around the state for Illinois’ Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Labor Day safety campaign, ramping up its usual enforcement efforts from Aug. 20 through Sept. 4 with the addition of several details.
The Illinois Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign is administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation with federal dollars managed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.