Sheriff’s Police Conducting Traffic Safety Checkpoint in Schaumburg

Nov 7, 2023Press Release

COOK COUNTY, IL – Cook County Sheriff’s Police and the Schaumburg Police Department will be conducting a roadside safety checkpoint on Golf Road,Sheriff Thomas J. Dart announced today. The checkpoint is scheduled to run from 8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 9 to 2 a.m. Friday, Nov. 10. Officers at the checkpoint will ensure drivers are complying with Illinois driver’s license, vehicle registration, and vehicle equipment laws as well as occupant safety requirements, including the proper use of seat belts and child safety restraints. They will also be on the lookout for impaired driving. The aim of these routine checkpoints is to emphasize roadway safety, increase seatbelt usage by motorists, promote the importance of safe travel, and help reduce the number of vehicle crashes in Cook County. The checkpoint is funded through a grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation.