The Sangamon County Sheriff's Office has announced results for the Labor Day ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign. The Sheriff's Office wrote 16 seat belt citations, 3 of which occurred during nighttime hours. Other citations and arrests included 21 speeding citations, 1 distracted driving citation, 1 child passenger safety citation, and 1 arrest for driving with a suspended driver’s license.
"As law enforcement officers, we do our best to protect motorists, pedestrians and other road users,” said Sheriff Jack Campbell. "While enforcement campaigns like these save lives, there is still much to be done. Please help us spread the message: Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.”
The Sangamon County Sheriff’s Office joined forces with other law enforcement agencies and highway safety partners throughout the state for the Labor Day traffic safety campaign.
The program was made possible by federal highway safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation.