Tips for staying safe during celebrations this Christmas and New Year's.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
Editor's note: The following is a press release issued by the Plainfield Police Department: The Plainfield Police Department will participate in the 2012 Holiday “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Click It or Ticket” crackdown. This intensified enforcement effort against drunk drivers and seat belt law violators underscores the disproportionate number of traffic deaths caused by alcohol and failure to buckle up. The stepped-up enforcement began Dec. 17 and will run through New Year’s Eve. Enforcement efforts will concentrate on the deadly nighttime hours between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. Please designate a sober driver and DO NOT let friends and family drive drunk as just two of several simple steps to avoid a tragic crash or an arrest for drunk …
Drivers advised to buckle up, watch their drinking over the holiday.
Editor's note: The following is from press releases issued by the Plainfield Police Department and Will County Sheriff's Department: Thanksgiving can be a dangerous time for motorists, especially unbelted ones — during the day or at night. The Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and the Plainfield police are reminding everyone who will be out on the roadways this holiday season to drive carefully and defensively, do not drive impaired and, most importantly, buckle up. To lose a loved one is a terrible thing to experience, especially during the holidays. But to lose one’s life, when it might have been saved by taking two seconds to buckle a seat belt, is truly senseless, Plainfield Traffic Sgt. Eric Munson said in a press release…