Friday, November 9, 2012
Police will be on the lookout for drivers that are driving under the influence of alcohol or not wearing safety belts.
The Montgomery Police Department has received a Sustained Traffic Enforcement Program grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation for the Thanksgiving holiday. Police will be on the lookout for drivers that are driving under the influence of alcohol or not wearing safety belts. The enforcement will run from Monday through Sunday, Nov. 25. The department’s goal is to reduce the number of serious traffic related injuries and deaths through these traffic enforcement efforts. Contact the Montgomery Police Department at 630-897-8707 with any questions. Don't want to miss a news update? Sign up for Montgomery Patch's newsletter and like us on Facebook.
Monday, August 13, 2012
Drivers on Ogden Avenue should watch their speed and pay attention to other safety measures Tuesday.
Law enforcement agencies along the Ogden Avenue corridor through DuPage, Cook, Kane and Kendall Counties will join forces in a special traffic safety campaign Tuesday. Police will be on the lookout for drivers that are speeding, not wearing safety belts or committing other safety violations. The purpose of the campaign is to increase the safety of motorists using the thoroughfare through education and traffic enforcement. The following twelve police agencies will be part of the campaign: Each jurisdiction will implement their own enforcement action based on the needs of their communities. Don't want to miss a news update? Sign up for Montgomery Patch's newsletter and like us on Facebook.
Friday, August 3, 2012
The primary emphasis of Speed Awareness Day will be the enforcement of laws associated with the posted speed limits along Route 30.
Local police departments are asking drivers to help make the roads safer for themselves, other motorists and pedestrians by always obeying the speed when travelling on Route 30. During the Speed Awareness Day set for Wednesday, Aug. 8, more than a dozen police departments will be out in force along Route 30 to educate motorists through both enforcement and education. The event is held in conjunction with Families Against Chronic Excessive Speeding, a nonprofit group dedicated to educating the public to the dangers of speeding. Participating police departments include: The primary emphasis of Speed Awareness Day will be the enforcement of laws associated with the posted speed limits along Route 30. A secondary emphasis will be placed on …
Monday, January 9, 2012
The Kendall County Sheriff's Department has released results of its two-week enforcement campaign, which include 12 seatbelt citations and three speeding tickets - but no drunken driving arrests.
The slogan of the campaign was “Drive sober, or get pulled over.” But in the end, Kendall County Sheriff’s deputies charged no one with drunken driving during a two-week Christmas and New Year’s holiday enforcement crackdown. They did, however, write 12 citations for drivers (and one passenger) not wearing a seat belt, the most common infraction, according to results of the enforcement campaign released last week. They wrote up three drivers for speeding, three for driving without insurance, and three more for driving with expired plates, according to Deputy Craig French. The Kendall Sheriff joined up with other state and local law enforcement agencies on the campaign, which included higher-visibility enforcement and a strategic media …
Monday, December 5, 2011
The Kendall County Sheriff's Department has released the results of their yearly Thanksgiving traffic enforcement effort. Check out the numbers below.
If the Kendall County Sheriff’s Department wrote you a ticket during the last two weeks of November, congratulations. You were part of the department’s annual Thanksgiving enforcement effort, and you’re a number in the chart below. Kendall County Sheriff’s deputies issued a total of 82 citations between Nov. 14 and Nov. 27, according to Deputy Craig French. The annual crackdown is paid for by federal traffic safety funds, through the Illinois Department of Transportation’s Division of Traffic Safety. Here’s how this year’s numbers broke down, according to French: