Police from Illinois will be on the lookout for drivers and passengers who are breaking the law as we are right in the middle of the holiday season, which can prove to be a dangerous one on the highways. Law enforcement agencies across the state are teaming up to crack down on the various offenses considered the "Fatal Five."
Illinois State Police Trooper Doug Francis says in addition to the sealt belt issue, drunk driving and distracted driving is being targeted.
Statistics show that every hour someone dies in America because they are not wearing their seatbelt. The fatal five traffic offenses are DUIs, seat belts, improper lane usage, following too closely, and speeding