A Few Clouds
69°FA Few CloudsFull Forecast

Hillside police to crack down on drunk drivers

Published: Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013 3:36 p.m. CDT

HILLSIDE – Hillside Police will crack down on drunk divers as part of Illinois' annual Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over enforcement from Aug. 16 through Labor Day.

Police Chief Joseph Lukaszek said enforcement efforts such as Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over can reduce drunk driving fatalities by as much as 20 percent. 

The special enforcement is funded by federal traffic safety funds through the Illinois Department of Transportation. 

Get breaking and town-specific news sent to your phone. Sign up for text alerts from the Suburban Life Media.

Reader Poll

What are your plans for Independence Day?
Attend a patriotic observance
Host or attend a barbecue or picnic
Check out some fireworks
It’s just another day