Quincy Police Department announces Labor Day impaired driving campaign results

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The Quincy Police Department reported zero DUI arrests over the Labor Day weekend. | Photo courtesy of pexels.com

QUINCY — The Quincy Police Department made no DUI arrests during the recent Labor Day impaired driving campaign.

A total of 46 seat belt citations were written – 30 of which occurred during nighttime hours. Other citations and arrests were 36 for speeding, eight for operating an uninsured motor vehicle, eight for registration expiration and five for suspended driver’s license.

In a press release, Sgt. Ryan Witt said, “Through the Labor Day enforcement effort, we helped to make our roads safer and remind motorists that impaired driving is not a game.”

Quincy Police Department joined forces with other law enforcement agencies and highway safety partners throughout the state for the Illinois Labor Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over/Drive High. Get a DUI” enforcement campaign. The effort was made possible by federal highway safety funds distributed by the Illinois Department of Transportation.

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