Latino State News
POLICE: Roadside Safety Check on Friday
The Chicago The Chicago Police Department will conduct a Roadside Safety Check in the Chicago Lawn (008th) District at 6450 S. Western Ave. The Roadside Safety Check will commence at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 29, 2010 and end at 4:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 30, 2010.
During roadside checks, police officers slow down traffic, stop cars at regular intervals and watch for drivers who show signs of alcohol impairment and other violations as noted below. “The program is designated to apprehend drivers who are operating vehicles while under the influence of alcohol or drugs,” said Superintendent Jody Weis. “It also offers an opportunity to issue citations to drivers who are otherwise a hazard to themselves and others on the public way.”