ISP District 19 Announces March Activity and Enforcement

Carmi, IL – Illinois State Police District 19 Commander, Captain Kelly Hodge, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of March. Troopers in District 19, which includes Wabash, Edwards, Wayne, White, Hamilton, Saline, and Gallatin Counties, generated 1,205 incidents during the month. Enforcement activity consisted of 517 citations and 929 written warnings, including 200 speeding citations, 3 DUIs, 117 seatbelt citations, 12 child restraint citations, 326 written warnings for speeding, and 26 criminal arrests. Troopers also assisted 83 motorists, conducted 214 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 35 traffic crashes. There were no fatal traffic crashes investigated by District 19 during March. In addition, 350 citations and 425 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.