The Chicago Police Department will conduct a Roadside Safety Check in the Gresham (006th)
District at 2340 W. 87th St. The Roadside Safety Check will commence at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 5, 2013 and end at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 6, 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 Deering (009th) District on June 14-15, 2013
resulted in the following:
Driving Under the Influence 9
Drivers License Violations 9
Insurance Violations 2
Traffic Violations (other) 16
Total Citations 36
Vehicles Towed 9