The Illinois State Police District 1 announced the ISP will conduct Special Traffic Enforcement Patrols or sTEP in Lee, Ogle and Whiteside Counties during the month of November.
The patrols will focus on the fatal four violations. These include DUI, Safety Belt and Child Restraint, Speeding and Distracted Driving.
State Troopers will increase daytime and nighttime patrols to ensure the safety of vehicle travelers through enforcement of all traffic safety laws.
The project is funded through the Illinois Department of Transportation.