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Illinois State Police Announce Results of Special Traffic Enforcement Patrol in Vermilion County

 Illinois State Police (ISP) District 10 Commander, Captain Louis Kink, announces the results of Special Traffic Enforcement Patrols (sTEP) in Vermilion County during May. These sTEPs allowed the ISP to provide increased enforcement for impaired driving, occupant restraint, speeding, and distracted driving violations during the National “Click It or Ticket” Campaign.

Violations Enforcement Activity

Occupant Restraint Violations 10

Driving Under the Influence and Drug/Alcohol-Related

Citations 0

Speeding Citations and Warnings 17

Distracted Driving Citations and Warnings 3

Total Citations 34

Total Written Warnings 11


Illinois State Police (ISP) District 10 Commander, Captain Louis Kink, announces the results of a Roadside Safety Check (RSC) held in Vermilion County from late night May 29, 2021 to early morning May 30, 2021. The RSC was conducted at U.S. Route 150 eastbound at Henning Road, by District 10 officers.

Violations Enforcement Activity

Driving Under the Influence (DUI) Citations 0

Other Alcohol/Drug Citations 8

Occupant Restraint Offenses 1

Registration Offenses 2

Driver’s License Offenses 8

Insurance Violations 10

Total Citations/Arrests 24

Total Written Warnings 15


Alcohol and drug impairment is a factor in more than 30 percent of all fatal motor vehicle crashes in Illinois, and throughout the U.S., nearly 10,000 people die each year due to alcohol-impaired driving. RSCs are designed to keep our roads safe by taking dangerous DUI offenders off the road. This project was funded through the Illinois Department of Transportation.



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