Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Cory Ristvedt, 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 1,756 incidents during the month.
Enforcement activity consisted of 1,027 citations and 1,093 written warnings, including 457 speeding citations, 6 DUIs, 221 occupant restraint citations, 23 criminal citations, and 315 written warnings for speeding. Troopers also assisted 57 motorists, conducted 226 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 28 traffic crashes. There were no fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during May.
Moreover, 735 citations and 417 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.