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Illinois State Police announce roadside safety check to be conducted
Posted By Tina Grady Barbaccia On June 28, 2012 @ 6:43 pm In Industry,Newsletter Safety and Management Showcase,Press Releases,Traffic Safety and Management News | No Comments
The Illinois State Police (ISP), District 15, will conduct a Roadside Safety Check (RSC) in Kane County during the hours of 11 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3rd until 4 a.m. on Wednesday, July 4th, according to Captain Joe Perez. The RSC will be held on the westbound exit ramp from the Jane Addams Memorial Tollway (I-90) to Illinois State Route 31.
The ISP has zero tolerance for impaired driving in Illinois. Officers working this detail will be watchful for drivers who are operating vehicles in an unsafe manner, driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license, transporting open alcoholic beverages or driving under the influence.
Alcohol and drug impairment are significant factors in over 40 percent of all fatal motor vehicle crashes in Illinois. RSCs are designed to keep our roads safe by taking dangerous DUI offenders off the road. This project is funded through the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Traffic Safety.
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