Oak Forest police on patrol over the Thanksgiving holiday were kept busy issuing citations, according to a recent release from the department.
Police issued 90 tickets from Nov.12 through 25—most for seat belt violations or failure to properly secure a child.
“Highly visible enforcement combined with media notice is intended to remind drivers to properly buckle themselves and their children,” said Oak Forest Deputy Chief Dominic D'Ambrosio.
The entire program was funded by the Illinois Department of Transportation's Sustained Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP).
The campaign is the first of six such campaigns during the 2013 fiscal year, the second campaign began Dec. 17 and will continue through Jan. 1, 2013.
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