Carmi – Illinois State Police (ISP) District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announces the results of a Distracted Driving Enforcement Program patrol held in White County during November. This program provided extra patrol coverage for ISP officers to focus on saving lives and reducing serious crashes by enforcing distracted driving laws.
|Hand-held phone/device citations||7|
|Texting while driving citations||1|
|Other types of distracted driving citations||0|
|Total distracted driving citations||8|
|Total distracted driving written warnings||0|
|Total of all citations||8|
|Total of all written warnings||7|
The extra enforcement patrols were made possible by federal traffic safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation.