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“Click it or Ticket” “You Drink & You Drive, You Lose”

August 15, 2011
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The Palatine Police Department is dedicated to keeping our roadways safe through aggressive traffic enforcement measures.  With the assistance of grant funding provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation, we will be participating in the Labor Day Holiday Traffic Safety Campaign.  In this effort, the Palatine Police Department will be saturating the roadways with officers looking for impaired driving, occupant protection, and speeding violations.  These are found to be the greatest contributing factors in serious injury and fatal motor vehicle crashes. 

Additionally, the Palatine Police Department will be conducting a Roadside Safety Check on Augutst 19th in the area of Algonquin and Roselle Roads.  The Roadside Safety Check will take place in the late evening through early morning hours.  According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the midnight to 3:00 am timeframe is the deadliest time on Illinois roads.  This timeframe also has the lowest occupant restraint use involving motor vehicle fatalities.

Should you witness erratic or impaired driving, please call 9-1-1.  Lets all work together to make our roadways the safest they can be!



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