From Crystal Lake Police:
Crystal Lake Police Department announces distracted driving enforcement results
Crystal Lake, IL – The Crystal Lake Police Department announced it issued
- 12 hands-free law violations and
- 12 other traffic citations
during approximately 16 hours of additional traffic enforcement efforts for the April distracted driving enforcement period.
Included in the 12 other citations were violations of
- speeding, seat belt requirements, and
- operation of uninsured motor vehicles.
One motorist was arrested for possession of a fictitious or altered
Distracted Driving Awareness Month allowed the Crystal Lake Police Department to bring a heightened awareness to stop motorists from engaging in this deadly behavior. The Crystal Lake Police Department joined forces with state and local law enforcement and highway safety partners for this enforcement effort.
Using your phone in anything other than hands-free mode in Illinois is not only dangerous, but also illegal.
Break the cycle. Drop it and drive.
The Illinois distracted driving campaign was made possible by federal traffic safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation.