Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of October. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,220 incidents during the month.
Enforcement activity consisted of 493 citations and 757 written warnings, including 195 speeding citations, 13 DUIs, 85 occupant restraint citations, 11 criminal citations, and 256 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 50 motorists, conducted 263 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 33 traffic crashes. There were no fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during October.
Moreover, 308 citations and 298 written warnings were issued 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.