14 tickets written for distracted driving in La Salle County by state police

State Police District 17 in La Salle conducted a specialty patrol in September

Sgt. Joe Fahs with Illinois State Police District 17 performs a traffic stop on southbound Interstate 39. An Illinois Senate Bill that would increase the fine for Scott’s Law violations awaits Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s signature.

Illinois State Police District 17 in La Salle released the results of specialty patrols in September in La Salle County.

A distracted driving patrol yielded 27 tickets (including 12 citations for using a hand-held phone and two for texting while driving) and 27 written warnings. Night-time enforcement patrols yielded 10 citations and seat belt patrols yielded 25 citations and 13 written warnings.