Carmi, IL – Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Kelly Hodge, has announced activity and enforcement figures for the month of January. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, issued 445 citations and 1,028 written warnings, including 158 speeding citations, 5 DUIs, 72 seatbelt citations, 4 child restraint citations, 289 written warnings for speeding, and 50 criminal arrests. Troopers also assisted 52 motorists, conducted 230 Motor Carrier Inspections, and investigated 28 traffic crashes. There were no fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during January. In addition, 258 citations and 345 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.

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