FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 7, 2020

The Fairview Heights Police Department releases Fourth of July enforcement numbers

(Fairview Heights, Illinois)The Fairview Heights Police Department made 30 vehicle stops and issued 11 occupant restraint citations during the recent Fourth of July “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” and “Click It or Ticket” safety campaigns.

The Fairview Heights Police Department joined forces with more than 200 other state and local law enforcement agencies to get drunk and drugged drivers off our roads and encourage seat belt use. The effort featured high-visibility enforcement combined with a variety of outreach activities including a media campaign.

The enforcement period 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.

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