A press release from the Illinois State and Crystal Lake Police Departments:
Illinois State Police Announce Roadside Safety Check to be Conducted
Elgin, IL – The Illinois State Police (ISP), District 2, and Crystal Lake Police Department will conduct a joint Roadside Safety Check (RSC) in Crystal Lake, McHenry County, during the weekend of May 3rd, according to Lt. Brian Windle.
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 (DUI).
Alcohol and drug impairment is a significant factor in nearly 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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Besides The Breakers’ parking lot, the lot of the new VW dealership building on Route 14 has been used as a ticketing area.