Although you should be abiding by the law regardless, be sure to buckle up Monday if you drive along Route 59.
and other area law enforcement agencies will be conducting a direct traffic study along Route 59 between the Will and Lake county lines.
"The purpose of the initiative is to increase the safety of citizens utilizing the thoroughfare through education and traffic enforcement," said Sgt. Lee Martin, in a written statement.
The efforts will be geared specifically toward speed and seat belts, according to a news release. But other safety violations may also be ticketed.
"Each jurisdiction will implement their own enforcement action based upon the needs of their communities," Martin stated.
The is expected to assign officers in conjunction with departments in Shorewood, Joliet, Plainfield, Aurora, Warrenville, West Chicago, Bartlett, Streamwood and Hoffman Estates. Illinois State Police and Will and DuPage county law enforcement officials will also be on the street.