Grant Award for Distracted Driving.
Riverside Police Department was awarded an Illinois Department of Transportation Division of Traffic Safety (IDOT-DTS) Highway Safety traffic enforcement grant for $1,920.00.
The grant runs from April 16, 2018 through April 30, 2018.
Through traffic enforcement - with special emphasis on distracted driving the goal is to reduce traffic crashes, thus decreasing fatalities and injuries.
“The Riverside Police Department is fortunate to receive the funding from IDOT. This funding will help achieve the Riverside Police Department and community goals of making Riverside a safer place for motorists, bicyclist, and pedestrians,” said Sergeant Jeff Miller.
The grant award is a no match grant and fully funded by IDOT.