The Hanover Park Police Department Announces Distracted Driving Enforcement Results
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Hanover Park, IL –
May 6, 2022
Chief Andy Johnson
The Hanover Park Police Department made 978 traffic stops and issued more than 583 citations during the recent distracted driving enforcement effort including but not limited to:
• 8 DUI arrests
• 1 seat belt citation
• 46 no valid/suspended/revoked driver’s licenses
• 60 uninsured motorists
• 147 speeding citations
• 103 tickets for distracted driving
“Distracted Driving Awareness Month allowed Hanover Park Police Department to bring a heightened awareness to stop motorists from engaging in this deadly behavior,” said Deputy Chief Johnson.
The Hanover Park 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 handsfree mode in Illinois is not only dangerous, but also 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.