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Click It or Ticket/Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Mobilizations

Post-Campaign News Alert

2013 Halloween Click It or Ticket Mobilization

December 20, 2013


Carbondale Police Department Reports Successful Click It or Ticket/Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Mobilizations


Who:               Illinois Department of Transportation and the Carbondale Police Department


What:              From October 25 – November 2, 2013, IDOT supported enforcement to remind motorists to buckle up and not drive impaired, both day and night, during the merged Click It or Ticket/Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilizations. The Carbondale Police Department joined other state and local law enforcement agencies across Illinois to reduce highway fatalities by cracking down on unbuckled motorists and impaired drivers.


During the mobilization, the Carbondale Police Department issuedtickets and/or made arrests for the following:

            11 seat belt citations

            2 child car seat citations 

            3 DUI arrests

            28 felony arrests

            10 fugitives apprehended

             6 suspended/revoked licenses

             51uninsured motorists

             31 speeding citations

             17 drug arrests

The annual Click It or Ticket mobilization may be over in Carbondale, but that is no excuse to stop using your seat belt.  “Our officers are out all year long.  If you or your passengers are caught not wearing a seat belt, day or night, you will be cited for the safety violation,” says Police Chief Jody O’Guinn.

For more information on the Illinois Click It or Ticket mobilization, please contact Lt. Heather Reno, 457-3200 ext. 427, or visit

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