Carmi – Illinois State Police (ISP) District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announces the results of a Distracted Driving Enforcement Program patrol held in Saline 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.
Violations Enforcement Activity
Hand-held phone/device citations 13
Texting while driving citations 0
Other types of distracted driving citations 0
Total distracted driving citations 13
Total distracted driving written warnings 0
Total of all citations 13
Total of all written warnings 3
The extra enforcement patrols were made possible by federal traffic safety funds administered by the Illinois Department of Transportation.