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Illinois State Police District 19 December activity and enforcement

Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of December. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,128 incidents during the month.

Enforcement activity consisted of 361 citations and 718 written warnings, including 205 speeding citations, 6 DUIs, 31 occupant restraint citations, 8 criminal citations, and 319 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 48 motorists, conducted 195 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 35 traffic crashes. There were no fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during December.

Moreover, 248 citations and 382 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.