Gurnee Police Conduct Special Enforcement Period

For Release: 
May 12, 2009

Administration - Press Releases - 2009

Gurnee Police Conduct Special Enforcement Period

GURNEE, IL - May 12, 2009 - Beginning May 15th and running through May31st, the Gurnee Police Department will be conducting occupant protection enforcement zones throughout the
village.

Funded by grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, these zones are being established in order to achieve the following goals:

1. To increase enforcement of occupant restraint laws.
2.
To achieve a higher use of safety belts, child safety and booster seats.

This enforcement effort coincides with “Click It Or Ticket,” a national mobilization.

Occupant protection enforcement zones will be established at the following locations

1- Northwestern and Grandville
2- Route 1321 and Belle Plaine Ave.
3- Almond Rd and Dada Dr.

4- Cemetery Rd. and Washington St
5- Crescent Ave. and Belle Plaine Ave.
6- First St. and Blackstone Ave.
7- Lawson Blvd. and Beechwood Ave.
8- St. Paul Ave. and Grove Ave.

Additionally, officers will be conducting special enforcement patrols targeting impaired driving and speeding violations during the same time period.


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Revised 05/14/09