Traffic Enforcement Campaign Results

For Release: 
Mar 23, 2009

Administration - Press Releases - 2009

Traffic Enforcement Campaign Results

GURNEE, IL - March 23, 2009 - The Gurnee Police Department conducted special enforcement throughout the village between March 6th and March 22nd. Emphasis during the campaign was on impaired driving.

Funded by a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, these enforcement actions are being conducted to detect and remove drunk and drugged drivers from the roadways.

Officers also focused on open transportation of alcohol, speeding, and safety restraint device usage.

The results of this special enforcement operation are as follows:

  • Number of DUI arrests: 5
  • Open transportation of alcohol: 1
  • Number of safety restraint violations: 4
  • Number of speeding violations: 9
  • Total Number of Citations Written: 57
  • Number of vehicles stopped: 40

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Revised 03/23/09