Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Kelly Hodge, 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 1,105 incidents during the month.
Enforcement activityconsisted of 627citations and 878 written warnings, including 266 speeding citations, 6 DUIs, 111 seatbelt citations, 9 child restraint citations, 314 written warnings for speeding, and 28 criminal arrests. Troopers also assisted 50 motorists, conducted 292Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 49traffic crashes. There was onefatal traffic crash, resulting in one fatality,investigated by District 19 during October.
In addition, 402 citations and 397 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.