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ISP Announces Activity and Enforcement Figures for May

Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Nathan Douglas, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of May. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 2,014 incidents during the month. Enforcement activity consisted of 848 citations and 1,736 written warnings, including 379 speeding citations, 132 occupant restraint citations, 40 distracted driving citations, 25 criminal arrests, and 482 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 46 motorists, conducted 247 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 33 traffic crashes. There were two fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during May, resulting in two fatalities. Moreover, District 19 issued 554 citations and 786 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

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