Pesotum, IL – Illinois State Police District 10 Commander, Captain Louis Kink, announced today activity and enforcement figures for calendar year 2017. Troopers in District 10, which includes Champaign, Coles, Douglas, Edgar, Macon, Moultrie, Piatt, Shelby, and Vermilion Counties, recorded 17,049 incidents during the year, including 7,884 traffic stops.
In addition, enforcement figures totaled 5,817 citations and 8,123 written warnings, including 2,634 speeding citations, 112 DUIs, 622 seat belt citations, 39 child restraint citations, 2,105 written warnings for speeding, and 243 additional alcohol-related citations. Troopers also assisted 2,596 motorists, conducted 3,731 Motor Carrier Safety Inspections, and investigated 1,096 traffic crashes. Of those crashes investigated by District 10, 20 were fatal traffic crashes resulting in 21 fatalities.
During the year, 3,239 citations and 2,470 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 Seat Belt, and Distracted Driving. Troopers issued 15 citations and 42 written warnings for the Move-Over Law.
District 10 Troopers made 374 criminal arrests.
Illinois State Police is Committed to Driving Zero Fatalities to a Reality
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