Carmi, IL–Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Kelly Hodge, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of November. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 976 incidents during the month.
Enforcement activity consisted of 521 citations and 609 written warnings, including 238 speeding citations, 4 DUIs, 104 seatbelt citations, 3 child restraint citations, 212 written warnings for speeding, and 26 criminal arrests. Troopers also assisted 57 motorists, conducted 202Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 72traffic crashes. There was onefatal traffic crash, resulting in one fatality,investigated by District 19 during November.
In addition, 353 citations and 259 written warnings were issued for “Fatal Four” violations. These violations are most associated with fatal traffic crashes and include Speeding, DUI, Failure to Wear a Seatbelt, and Distracted Driving.