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Hinsdale Police Department issues 61 citations during Fourth of July campaigns

Published: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 10:44 a.m. CST

HINSDALE – The Hinsdale Police Department made three drunk-driving arrests, issued 25 seat belt citations, 18 speeding citations, two uninsured motorist citations and 13 citations for other violations of the Illinois Vehicle Code during the recent Fourth of July Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It or Ticket crackdown on drunk drivers and seat belt law violators, according to police.

Law enforcement agencies throughout Illinois participated in this statewide effort to get drunk drivers off the roadways and encourage seat belt use, especially during late-night hours.

The Hinsdale Police Department joined forces with state and local law enforcement agencies in conducting the crackdown campaign featuring high-visibility enforcement combined with a variety of outreach activities, including a media campaign and additional police activity.

The recent law enforcement crackdown was funded by federal traffic safety funds through IDOT’s Division of Traffic Safety and is part of the statewide Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over and Click It or Ticket campaigns.

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