Public Safety

Roadside check set for Friday night

The Evanston Police Department announces it will conduct a Roadside Safety Check beginning at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16 through 3 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, at a high volume traffic area in the city.

The Roadside Safety Checks are designed to reduce traffic crashes and the liability associated with violation of vehicular safety laws. The goal of the checks is to detect and enforce violations associated with impaired driving as well as any occupant restraint violations.