Oak Forest police are stepping up seat belt and child restraint checks this holiday season.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Friday, November 16, 2012
Police will step up seat belt and child restraint checks this holiday season.
As usual, you'll want to buckle up—yourselves and the kids—before taking to Oak Forest streets. Throughout November, Oak Forest police will be watching for seat belt and child restraint violations. “We want everyone to have a happy and safe Thanksgiving holiday,” said Deputy Chief Dominic D’Ambrosio. “That’s why we’re stepping up our patrols and encouraging people to buckle up while traveling for the holidays.” Unlike previous campaigns that were paid for in full by the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Division of Traffic Safety, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, this campaign will be partially funded by the City of Oak Forest. “Unfortunately, those state and …
Monday, September 3, 2012
The Oak Forest Police Department will continue a crackdown on unbuckled drivers and impaired drivers through the Labor Day holiday.
Monday, August 13, 2012
The Oak Forest Police Department will begin a crackdown on unbuckled drivers and impaired drivers beginning Aug. 17. The crackdown will run through Labor Day, Sept. 3.
Don't say they didn't warn you. The Oak Forest Police Department, in conjunction with the State's “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” and “Click It or Ticket,” programs, is launching a crackdown on impaired driving and seat belt violations Aug. 17 through Sept. 3. The program will focus on intensified scrutiny of offenses during overnight hours—especially midnight to 3 a.m.—which is the deadliest time on Illinois roadways, according to the Illinois Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. “The numbers do not lie. We will be stepping up our late-night enforcement efforts along with our daytime enforcement, making sure impaired drivers are off the road and motorists are buckled up,” said Deputy Chief …
Friday, March 16, 2012
Oak Forest Police will be keeping a close eye on seat belt use this weekend, through March 20.
You know the saying—"Click it, or ticket." Oak Forest Police will be checking to be sure drivers abide by the law this St. Patrick's Day weekend, through March 20. The department will conduct a citywide seat belt enforcement campaign, which began March 12. “This enforcement campaign is one of six that the Oak Forest Police Department will participate in this year,” said Deputy Police Chief Dominic D’Ambrosio. “Stationary occupant restraint zones along with mobile saturation patrols will be utilized to check for occupants of vehicles not wearing their safety belts.” The St. Patrick’s Day campaign is the third Sustained Traffic Enforcement Program, which is funded by the Illinois Department of Transportation. READ Police Issue More than …