Peoria City Police

Details on holiday weekend policing

May 22, 2013
Tanya Koonce / WCBU

  State and local police are encouraging seat belt compliance and using the Memorial Day weekend for roadside safety checks. There will also be a lot of extra state police around this weekend because of Summer Camp. Illinois State Police District 8 Trooper Dustin Pierce says they will be focusing mostly on what’s called the fatal four: speeding, seat belt compliance and impaired and distracted driving. “We know that the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day is one of the deadliest times on the roadway.