Carmi, IL–Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of January. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, recorded 1,195incidents during the month.
Enforcement activityconsisted of 385citations and 835 written warnings, including 180 speeding citations, 5 DUIs, 34 occupant restraint citations, 15 criminal citations, and 319 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 60 motorists, conducted 214Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 39traffic crashes. There were no fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during January.
Moreover, 222 citations and 383 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.