Police start Labor Day roadchecks
08/13/2007 08:59:20

State and local police are already cracking down on Labor Day traffic violations. Commander Pete Negro says 427 road side checks will be conducted throughout the final summer holiday - beginning today

According to a 2005 study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 43% of deaths on Illinois roads involved a driver with alcohol in their system. That number is down 1% from 1994.