Naperville Police Issue 51 Seat Belt Citations during Recent Enforcement Campaign
The Naperville Police Department partnered with the Illinois Department of Transportation and law enforcement agencies across the state for the 2019 holiday “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” and “Click It or Ticket” campaigns.
During this campaign, law enforcement in Naperville took the following enforcement action:
- 51 seat belt violation citations
- 24 speeding citations
- 7 distracted driving citations
- 3 child safety seat violation citations
- 1 impaired driving arrest
“We can’t stress this enough: Impaired and distracted driving are deadly, illegal behavior that puts everyone on the road at risk,” said Naperville Police Sgt. Derek Zook. “The ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ campaign helps our law enforcement officers address this problem head on. Because of this special enforcement effort, our roads were safer for the holidays.”
The Illinois “Click It or Ticket” and “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaigns are administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation with federal highway safety funds managed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
About Naperville: Located 28 miles west of Chicago, Naperville, Ill., is home to approximately 145,000 people. This vibrant, thriving city consistently ranks as a top community in the nation in which to live, raise children and retire. The city is home to acclaimed public and parochial schools, the best public library system in the country, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. Naperville has ready access to a variety of public transportation, housing and employment options. The city’s diversified employer base features high technology firms, retailers and factories, as well as small and home-based businesses. Residents also enjoy world-class parks, diverse worship options, the opportunity to serve on several City boards and commissions, a thriving downtown shopping and dining area, a renowned outdoor history museum known as Naper Settlement and an active civic community. For more information, please visit our website at www.naperville.il.us.