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ISP to Conduct Roadside Safety Checks in Union County

ULLIN – Illinois State Police District 22 in Ullin will be conducting Roadside Safety Checks in Union County next month.

Troopers will be looking for drivers driving in an unsafe manner, driving with a suspended or revoked driver’s license, transporting open alcoholic beverages, and most importantly Driving Under the Influence, Safety Belt and Child Restraint use, Speeding and Distracted Driving – all Illinois Vehicle Code and Criminal Violations.

ISP says 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.

These Roadside Safety Checks are designed to keep our roads safe by taking dangerous DUI offenders off the road.

This project is funded through the Illinois Department of Transportation.