Quincy Police Department releases Thanksgiving enforcement numbers

Quincy Police Department

QUINCY — The Quincy Police Department conducted a traffic safety campaign Nov. 18-28 reminding motorists to buckle up and drive sober. The “Click It or Ticket” and “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” mobilization was conducted by Quincy Police Department and other state and local law enforcement agencies across Illinois to reduce highway fatalities.

During the campaign, Quincy Police Department issued:

  • 32 seat belt citations
  • 2 felony arrests
  • 2 fugitives apprehended
  • 2 suspended/revoked license
  • 8 uninsured motorists
  • 18 speeding citations 0 reckless driving citations
  • 8 expired registrations

In a press release, Det. Gabe Vanderbol said, “Our officers patrol year-round to keep motorists buckled up and impaired drivers off the roads. We do this to save lives and ensure all of us make it home safely at the end of the day.”

The Thanksgiving enforcement effort is made possible by federal traffic safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation and is part of the statewide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” and “Click It or Ticket” campaigns.

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