By: Betsy Bruce
(KTVI - myFOXstl.com) -- "You Drink, You Drive, You Lose." It's a hardnosed campaign promoting traffic safety on Illinois highways. This is the first weekend of the coordinated effort to keep travelers safe during the summer holidays by targeting driving violations that impact road safety.
State troopers and local law enforcement officers will be on the lookout for drunk drivers, speeders and people not wearing seat belts. There is also a no tolerance attitude toward speeding in road construction zones.
Federal funding will be used to finance overtime needed to man 33 road side safety checks this month in the metro east.