SOUTH HOLLAND | On Oct. 22, the South Holland Police Department will conduct a safety checkpoint in the village, an initiative designed to protect and save lives. The checkpoint will run from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the area of 163rd Street and South Park Avenue.
The purpose of the checkpoint is to detect vehicles with faulty equipment, occupants’ use of seat safety belts, and valid driver’s licenses. The checkpoint will have minimal impact on traffic flow and will be highly visible with use of signage, marked patrol vehicles, and uniformed officers.
The South Holland Police Department reminds motorists to always wear a seat belt while operating a motor vehicle.