News from the Village of Arlington Heights
Special Traffic Enforcement Campaign, March 17 - 20
March 14, 2017
The Arlington Heights Police Department will commence specialized traffic enforcement activities relating to the St. Patrick’s Day holiday “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” and “Click It or Ticket” enforcement campaigns from March 17-20, 2017.
Enforcement activities will include numerous seatbelt enforcement zones, impaired driving saturation patrols, and a Roadside Safety Checkpoint. The checkpoint will take place the night of Saturday, March 18, 2017 on Arlington Heights Road south of Algonquin Road.
Officers working the campaigns will be attempting to identify and cite motorists who choose to drive without using their safety belts, are driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or are committing other traffic-related offenses.
The campaigns are funded with federal traffic safety funds, which are administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation – Division of Transportation Safety.