Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announced activity and enforcement figures for the month of March. Troopers in District 19, which includes
Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,588 incidents during the month.
Enforcement activity consisted of 614 citations and 1,326 written warnings, including 331 speeding citations, 62 occupant restraint citations, 10 criminal arrests, and 483 written warnings for speeding.
Troopers also assisted 64 motorists, conducted 171 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 36 traffic crashes. There were no fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during March.
Moreover, District 19 issued 426 citations and 577 written warnings for “Fatal Four” violations. These violations are most associated with fatal traffic crashes and include DUI, Speeding, Failure to Wear a Seatbelt, and Distracted Driving.