Chicago: Road Safety Check in Near West 12th District

Chicago: Road Safety Check in Near West 12th District
The Chicago Police Department will conduct a Roadside Safety Check in the Near West (12th) District at 2451 South Ashland Ave. The Roadside Safety Check will commence at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 3, 2013 and end at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 4, 2013. During roadside safety checks, police officers slow down traffic, stop cars at regular intervals
and watch for drivers who show signs of alcohol impairment and other violations as noted below.
“This program is conducted year round to ensure drivers are operating their vehicles safely,” said Superintendent, Garry F. McCarthy. “This is part of an ongoing strategy to keep the city streets safe for Chicago’s residents and commuters.” The Roadside Safety Check conducted in the Austin (15th) District on April 19-20, 2013

resulted in the following:
Driving Under the Influence 8
Drivers License Violations 12
Insurance Violations 7
Other Citations 8 _
Total Citations 35
Non-Traffic Arrests 0
Vehicles Towed 14

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