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Posted on: May 5, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Distracted Driving Awareness Month Results

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April was Distracted Driving Awareness Month and extra enforcements were on the road, cracking down on illegal cell phone use while driving. Throughout the month of April, Lombard Police made 442 traffic stops and issued 263 tickets, including 150 cell phone violations. 

Additional tickets were issued for the following:

  • Seatbelt Violations:  6
  • Child Safety Seat Violations: 4
  • Speeding: 70
  • Other Citations: 33

If you're driving in Lombard, remember: phone in one hand, ticket in another. Lombard Police ticket year round for cell phone violations, however the funding of extra enforcements for the distracted driving campaign was made possible by the Illinois Department of Transportation with federal traffic safety funds.

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