The Fairview Heights Police Department announced it conducted (79) traffic stops and issued (49) hands-free law violations during the April distracted driving enforcement period. In addition, the FHPD issued (41) other citations for Speeding, License Violations, and DUI.
The Fairview Heights Police Department joined forces with state and local law enforcement and highway safety partners for this enforcement effort.
Using your phone in anything other than hands-free mode in Illinois is not only dangerous, it is illegal. Break the cycle. Drop It and Drive.
The Illinois distracted driving campaign is funded with federal traffic safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation.