PECATONICA – The Illinois State Police (ISP) announced the results of a Roadside Safety Check (RSC) held during the late evening hours of Saturday, June 1st , and early morning hours of Sunday, June 2nd.
The detail was conducted at North Second Street at Landstrom Road in Loves Park by ISP District 16 Troopers.
Alcohol is involved in nearly 40 percent of fatal crashes in Illinois. RSCs are designed to remove alcohol-impaired drivers, however, when other violations are observed such as driving with a suspended or revoked license, operating a vehicle without a valid registration or insurance, or safety belt violations, enforcement action may be taken. The following citations were issued at the safety check:
Registration offenses: 1
Driver’s license offenses: 5
Occupant restraint offenses: 6
Driving under the influence arrests: 2
Other alcohol/drug arrests: 2
Total citations/arrests: 21
Total written warnings: 2
This project was funded through the Illinois Department of Transportation, Division of Traffic Safety.