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ILLINOIS STATE POLICE ANNOUNCE ROADSIDE SAFETY CHECK RESULTS

Carmi – Illinois State Police (ISP) District 19 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, announces the results of a Roadside Safety Check (RSC) held in White County from late night 03/24/2017 to early morning 03/25/2017. The RSC was conducted at Illinois Route 1 and Epworth Road in White County, by District 19 officers.

Violations Enforcement Activity

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Citations 0

Other Alcohol/Drug Citations 1

Occupant Restraint Offenses 2

Registration Offenses 4

Driver’s License Offenses 3

Insurance Violations 9

Total Citations/Arrests 13

Total Written Warnings 17

Alcohol and drug impairment is a factor in more than 30 percent of all fatal motor vehicle crashes in Illinois, and throughout the U.S., nearly 10,000 people die each year due to alcohol-impaired driving. RSCs are designed to keep our roads safe by taking dangerous DUI offenders off the road. This project was funded through the Illinois Department of Transportation.