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posted: 7/15/2013 3:36 PM

Bartlett releases results of DUI, seatbelt enforcement campaign

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Daily Herald report

The Bartlett Police Department arrested two motorists on driving under the influence of alcohol charges and issued 52 citations during its Independence Day "Drive to Survive" DUI and seat belt enforcement campaign.

The department was able to conduct an additional 42 hours of specialized traffic enforcement between Friday, June 28, and Sunday, July 7, through federal safety funds from the Illinois Department of Transporation's Division of Traffic Safety.

In addition to the DUI arrests, one motorist was arrested on a charge of driving without a valid license. Police also issued 14 citations for seat belt violations, 19 warnings or citations for speeding violations, 19 warnings or citations for other moving or non-moving violations and three traffic citations for insurance violations.

The next DUI and seat belt enforcement campaign that the department will participate in takes place between Sunday, Aug. 18, and Monday, Sept. 2.

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