Police will be on the lookout over the next week for drunk drivers and those not wearing their seatbelts.  The July 4th holiday enforcement includes beefed up patrols and roadside safety checks, says Alton Police Sergeant Michael Gordon.  He says Independence Day, like other holidays, has become more dangerous on the highways over the years.

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Gordon reminds that under state law everyone riding in a car, including those in the backseat, must wear a seat belt.

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