Danville Police Department To Crack Down On Speeding, Distracted Driving

Danville Police Department To Crack Down On Speeding, Distracted Driving

Danville, IL- The Danville Police Department is urging motorists to slow down. Speed is heavily related to traffic crashes in Danville and the Danville Police Department would like to remind drivers to slow down. With the assistance of the Illinois Department of Transportation through a state wide grant, DPD will be running several upcoming details through Halloween to slow drivers down. Motorists are urged to slow down this Halloween when children and their families will be walking through neighborhoods and stopping vehicles on the side of the road during dusk and after dark. The public will see extra police cars out and about enforcing Illinois Vehicle Code laws. Along with speed violations the Danville Police Department will also be looking for motorists who text & drive or talk on their cell phones without utilizing hands free abilities.  Officers will also be looking for impaired drivers. This enforcement is made possible by federal traffic safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation.