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Thursday, December 1, 2011

KHP releases Holiday Weekend activity numbers

Posted: December 1, 2011 - 12:21pm
Updated: December 1, 2011 - 2:51pm

Related Story: Stepped up Holiday Enforcement

The Kansas Highway Patrol has released its Thanksgiving Weekend Holiday activity. The activity reporting period began at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23rd and ran through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 27th.

Preliminary numbers indicate that it was a fairly safe weekend on Kansas roads, with the Patrol working no fatal crashes, according to a news release.


Activity
2011
2010
Total Fatal Crashes
0
2
Total Fatalities
0
2
DUI Related Crashes
3
4
DUI Related Fatalities
0
2
DUI Arrests
24
32
Speed Citations
1,400
1,505
Speed Warnings
1,245
1,527
Adult Seatbelt Citations
342
531
Adult Seatbelt Warnings
118
53
Teen Seatbelt Citations
9
21
Teen Seatbelt Warnings
2
3
Child Restraint Citations
39
34
Child Restraint Warnings
7
9
Motorists Assisted
1,426
1,251























Over the holiday weekend, the Kansas Highway Patrol was participating in the Special Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP), which began November 21, and ran until November 27. The Kansas Department of Transportation provided a grant for the additional enforcement.


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