As families and friends plan their end-of-summer celebrations for Labor Day weekend, the Riverside Police Department is partnering with the Illinois State Police and law enforcement across the state to stop impaired driving and help save lives.
Expect the Riverside Police to be out in force to keep impaired drivers off the roads with the goal of ensuring our community’s residents and visitors make it home safely once the parties end. If you’ll be celebrating, we urge you to plan ahead for a sober ride.
The high-visibility “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement campaign runs from Aug. 19 through the early-morning hours of Sept. 6. During this period, law enforcement will be stepping up efforts focused on impaired, unbuckled and distracted drivers.
Before the party starts, remember to designate a sober driver and don’t let friends or family members drive impaired. Other important tips include:
The Labor Day “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign is made possible by federal highway safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation.