The Oak Forest Police Department conducted 160 hours of seatbelt enforcement during the national Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It or Ticket Labor Day crackdown from August 17 to September 3.
Police officers issued 217 seat belt citations—110 of which were written during nighttime hours.
The crackdown, which featured high-visibility enforcement and numerous outreach activities focused on late-night hours when statistics show the highest number of motorists drink and drive, and the fewest motorists buckle up. It was funded by federal traffic safety grants through the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Division of Traffic Safety.
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