Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over
Release date: 12/15/2014
The Streamwood Police Department will be participating in the annual Illinois "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" crackdown on drunk drivers from December 19 through January 4 of the New Year. The statewide crackdown will include high-visibility alcohol and seat belt enforcement throughout Streamwood.
The statewide crackdown will also be supported by national and state paid advertising, creating a comprehensive campaign to curb drunk driving during the holiday season.
Village of Streamwood officers will be aggressively looking for drunk drivers during the crackdown and will arrest anyone caught driving drunk. In addition, front and back seat belt law violators will be ticketed.
Village Manager Gary O'Rourke noted that being arrested for driving drunk brings a wide range of negative consequences into one's life. Drunk drivers face jail time, loss of their driver's licenses, and steep financial consequences such as higher insurance rates, attorneys fees, court costs, lost time from work and the potential loss of employment.
Commander Hart stated the Streamwood Police Department is giving fair warning to all party goers. The Police will be out in force and will be watching so Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.