COURTESY RIVERSIDE POLICE DEPARTMENT
Who: Illinois Department of Transportation and Riverside Police Department
What: From November 17 – 30, 2014, IDOT supported enforcement to remind motorists to buckle up and not drive impaired, both day and night, during the merged Click It or Ticket/Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilizations. The Riverside Police Department joined other state and local law enforcement agencies across Illinois to reduce highway fatalities by cracking down on unbuckled motorists and impaired drivers.
During the mobilization, Riverside Police Department issued:
- 2 seat belt citations
- 1 suspended/revoked licenses
- 1 uninsured motorists
- 7 speeding citations
- 1 driving without valid license
- 1 drug arrest
- 3 registration violations
- 4 equipment violations
- 1 driving wrong way on roadway
The annual Click It or Ticket mobilization may be over in Riverside, but that is no excuse to stop using your seat belt. “Our officers are out all year long. If you or your passengers are caught not wearing a seat belt, day or night, you will be cited for the safety violation,” says Sergeant Miller.
For more information on the Illinois Click It or Ticket mobilization, please visit www.buckleupillinois.org.