(Decatur, IL) — The Decatur Police Department announced that it showed zero tolerance for impaired driving during the Labor Day holiday, arresting 14 offenders for the potentially deadly crime.
“The Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign gives us the opportunity to help spread the message that preventing impaired driving is a matter of Life or Death,” said Sgt. Hagemeyer
The Decatur Police Department partnered with law enforcement around the state for Illinois’ Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Labor Day safety campaign, ramping up its usual enforcement efforts from August 20 through September 4 with the addition of nine additional enforcement patrols.
The Illinois Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign is administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation with federal dollars managed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.