Illinois Law Enforcement Ramps Up Distracted Driving Enforcement Efforts for April


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In recognition of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Will County Sheriff’s Office has joined forces with the Illinois Department of Transportation and over 200 law enforcement agencies to increase enforcement efforts across the state. Expect to see increased patrols and traffic safety enforcement zones throughout April.

Traffic Sgt. Lakomiak emphasized that distracted driving is one of the primary causes of motor vehicle crashes on the road today. Law enforcement agencies will be stepping up their efforts to stop anyone who is texting and driving. Remember, if you have a phone in one hand, expect a ticket in the other. In Illinois, using your phone in anything other than hands-free mode is not only dangerous, it’s illegal.

The Illinois Distracted Driving campaign is funded with federal traffic safety funds administered by IDOT.


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