The Chicago Police Department will conduct a Roadside Safety Check in the Shakespeare (014th) District at the intersection of North Avenue & Albany Street. The Roadside Safety Check will commence at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, May 17, 2013 and end at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 18, 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 Chicago Lawn (008th) District on May 10-11,
2013 resulted in the following:
Driving Under the Influence 4
Other Citations 7
Total Citations 11
Non-Traffic Arrests 0
Vehicles Towed 4