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Illinois State Police District 19 Announces March Activity and Enforcement

Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Kelly Hodge, announced today 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 1,307 incidents during the month.

Enforcement activity consisted of 603 citations and 1,113 written warnings, including 213 speeding citations, 5 DUIs, 100 occupant restraint citations, 43 criminal citations, and 406 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 59 motorists, conducted 257 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 19 traffic crashes. There was one fatal traffic crash, resulting in one fatality, investigated by District 19 during March.

In addition, 342 citations and 559 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.