Rockford Police Release Labor Day Enforcement Results

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- Rockford Police have released its results after having extra patrols out at night close to Labor Day.

The statewide Labor Day Holiday "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click it or Ticket" campaign is sponsored by the Illinois Department of Tranportation. The enforcement ran from August 15 to September 1. Extra officers patrolled late at night looking for impaired drivers.

The results include:
DUI arrests- 5
Seatbelt violations- 1
Child restraint violations- 1
Suspended/revoked/no valid license- 5
Uninsured motorists- 7
Speeding- 20
Equipment violations- 10
Registration violations- 4
Other moving violations- 3
Warnings issued- 4

The recent crackdown was funded by federal traffic safety funds through IDOT's Division of Transportation Safety.

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