Buffalo Grove Police Release Independence Day Traffic Results

badgeThe Buffalo Grove Police Department has released the results for the Independence Day holiday period enforcement.

Police made one impaired driving arrest and issued 159 seat belt citations during the ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’ and ‘Click It or Ticket’ safety campaigns.
Police officers also arrested one driver for driving with a revoked driver’s license, wrote 32 distracted driving violations and 20 citations for speeding.

Law enforcement agencies throughout Illinois participated in this statewide effort to get drunk and drugged drivers off the roads and to encourage seat belt use.
Buffalo Grove Police joined forces with more than 160 other state and local law enforcement agencies conducting the crackdown, which featured high-visibility enforcement combined with a variety of outreach activities, including a media campaign.

The recent law enforcement effort was funded by federal traffic safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation as part of the statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” and “Click It or Ticket” programs.