The Illinois State Police District One announced results of the Special Traffic Enforcement Patrols or sTEP in Lee, Ogle and Whiteside Counties. The patrols were held during the month of May.
These sTEPs allowed the ISP to provide increased enforcement for impaired driving, occupant restraint, speeding and distracted driving violations. During the month it was also the National “Click It or Ticket” Campaign.
During the month troopers gave 27 citations for Occupant Restraint Violations. In addition, troopers gave 112 citations and warnings for speeding. There were 1 DUI arrest and 5 Distracted Driving citations or warnings.