Naperville police join other agencies for Route 59 safety initiative Thursday

Traffic going under Naperville sign and bridge on Route 59
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The Naperville Police Department will be joining other Northern Illinois law enforcement agencies on Thursday, May 9, for a traffic safety initiative along Route 59.

Regional police agencies step up patrols on Route 59 Thursday

Police departments from the area of Route 59 that runs from Lake County to Will County will be taking an extra focus that day on “speed, distracted driving, and occupant restraint violations,” along with other safety violations, according to a news release from the Naperville Police Department. Agencies will use both education and traffic enforcement in their efforts.

Participating law enforcement agencies

Those taking part include officers from:

  • Cook County Sheriff’s Department
  • Aurora Police Department
  • Bartlett Police Department
  • Hoffman Estates Police Department
  • Naperville Police Department
  • Joliet Police Department
  • Shorewood Police Department
  • Streamwood Police Department
  • Warrenville Police Department

The increased police presence is meant to remind motorists to follow the rules of the road, making sure to use proper restraints and to avoid any distractions while driving.

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