KHP Issued 1,568 Speeding Citations During Holiday Weekend

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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW)-- 1,307 motorists were assisted by Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) Troopers over the holiday weekend, according to a report released Monday.

The holiday weekend activity report released by KHP details citations and other activities by the patrol from 6:00 p.m. Nov. 21 through 11:59 p.m. on Nov. 25.

Information is compared to 2011’s Thanksgiving holiday weekend data, which is for the same reporting period, 6:00 p.m. the Wednesday before the holiday, until 11:59 p.m. the Sunday following the holiday.

2012 Activity

Total Fatal Crashes-2

Total Fatalities-2

DUI Related Crashes-5

DUI Related Fatalities-1

DUI Arrests-25

Speed Citations-1,568

Speed Warnings-1,352

Adult Seatbelt Citations-349

Adult Seatbelt Warnings-58

Teen Seatbelt Citations-12

Teen Seatbelt Warnings-1

Child Restraint Citations-39

Child Restraint Warnings-4

Motorists Assisted-1,307

2011 Activity

Total Fatal Crashes-0

Total Fatalities-0

DUI Related Crashes-3

DUI Related Fatalities-0

DUI Arrests-24

Speed Citations-1,400

Speed Warnings-1,245

Adult Seatbelt Citations-342

Adult Seatbelt Warnings-118

Teen Seatbelt Citations-9

Teen Seatbelt Warnings-2

Child Restraint Citations-39

Child Restraint Warnings-7

Motorists Assisted-1,426

During the holiday weekend, the Patrol and other local agencies participated in the Special Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP). The Kansas Department of Transportation provided a grant for the additional enforcement.

Information listed is from the Kansas Highway Patrol.