News Flash Home
The original item was published from 5/5/2021 4:42:55 PM to 5/22/2021 12:00:04 AM.

News Flash

Trending News

Posted on: May 5, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Distracted Driving Awareness Month Results

drop it and drive

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.

Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Trending News

cold weather safety tips website

Limit Time Outdoors During Severe Cold

Posted on: January 31, 2023
Carbon Monoxide Alarm with teal background

Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Posted on: January 25, 2023
smart phone in hand dialing 911

Sign Up for Smart 911

Posted on: January 23, 2023
purple background with white text about road closure

W. Wilson Ave Road Closure

Posted on: January 23, 2023
Flashing Crosswalk Sign and blue sky

Flashing Crosswalk Signs at Main St Down

Posted on: January 13, 2023
9M Routine - General  (395 x 305 px)

Prevent Thefts With the 9 p.m. Routine

Posted on: January 3, 2023
Cars parked in snow with text

Winter Parking Reminders

Posted on: December 12, 2022
Prevent freezing pipes (395 x 305 px)

Prevent Freezing Pipes

Posted on: December 20, 2022