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This Labor Day, and Every Day, Click It or Ticket


The Oswego Police Department announced it’s plans for a traffic safety campaign focusing on drunk, unbuckled and distracted drivers. The High-visibility crackdown will run through the early morning hours of September 4th to include the Labor Day holiday; an often deadly time on Illinois roads.

Oswego Police are partnering with the Illinois State Police and local law enforcement across Illinois for the increased statewide effort.

Statistics show that an average of 10,000 people were killed each year from 2012 to 2016. That is one fatality every 50 minutes, or the equivalent of 20 jumbo jets crashing each year with no survivors.

This Labor Day weekend remember to designate a sober drive and don’t let friends or family members drive drunk. Even a small amount of alcohol can impair judgment and reaction times, making driving unsafe

The Illinois Click it or Ticket campaign is administered and funded by the Illinois Department of Transportation with federal dollars managed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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