Pesotum, IL – Illinois State Police (ISP) District 10 Commander, Captain Louis Kink, announced today activity and enforcement figures for the month of December. Troopers in District 10, which includes 9 counties, answered 365 calls for service and initiated 1072 incidents in the field during the month.
In addition, enforcement figures totaled 304 citations and 390 written warnings, including 127 speeding citations, 5 DUIs, 42 seat belt citations, 1 child restraint citation, 93 written warnings for speeding, and 1 criminal arrest. Troopers also assisted 237 motorists, investigated 110 traffic crashes, and conducted 162 motor carrier inspections resulting in 12 unsafe commercial motor vehicles being placed out of service. In District 10 there were four fatal crashes with five fatalities during the month of December.
During the month, 181 citations were issued for “Fatal Four” violations. These violations are most associated with fatal traffic crashes and include Speeding, DUI, Failure to Wear a Seat Belt, and Distracted Driving.
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