Published on March 7th, 2013 | by MD0
Hinsdale Police Set for St. Patty’s Weekend Crackdown
Source: Hinsdale Patch
Hinsdale police plans to be out in force to make sure everyone has a safe St. Patrick’s Day holiday.
Expect to see more Hinsdale officers between March 14 and March 17, as they look for late-night impaired drivers and safety belt violators.The effort underscores the disproportionate number of traffic deaths occurring during late-night hours.
The midnight to 3 a.m. timeframe is the deadliest time on Illinois roads, according to data from the Illinois Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Not coincidentally, the data also shows this time of day has the highest percentage of alcohol involvement and the lowest occupant restraint use.
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