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Lake County Sheriff’s Office Announces Results of Distracted Driving Campaign

(Waukegan, IL)  Lake County Sheriff’s officials have announced the results of a month-long campaign to discourage distracted driving. During the month of April, Sheriff’s deputies handed out 96 traffic citations to individuals texting, emailing, or using their phones while driving. In addition to the distracted driving component, authorities also handed out 82 speeding tickets…made two arrests for DUI’s, and took two people into custody on outstanding warrants. The campaign was funded with federal traffic safety money administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Tim Vander Tuuk, WXLC News (5-6-22)



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