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May 30

2018-21: Patrol Reports Memorial Day Weekend Holiday Activity

Posted on May 30, 2018 at 1:20 PM by Mary Jane King

NEWS  RELEASE  –  May 30, 2018 #2018-21

FOR  IMMEDIATE  RELEASE

CONTACT: Lieutenant Adam Winters, KHP PIO, (785) 296-6800

Patrol Reports Memorial Day Weekend Holiday Activity
KHP personnel assisted 946 motorists over the holiday reporting period

The Kansas Highway Patrol is releasing its Memorial Day Weekend Holiday Activity Report. The reporting period for the holiday weekend ran from 6:00 pm on Friday, May 25, through 11:59 pm on Monday, May 28, 2018. 

The Kansas Highway Patrol worked two fatal crashes over the holiday weekend, neither of which was alcohol-related. 

Information in the table is compared to data from both 2016 and 2017 for the same reporting period. 

 Enforcement Data  2016 2017 2018
DUI Arrests 25 24 19
Speed Citations 1,009 1,188 1,091
Speed Warnings 693 902 772
Safety Belt - Adult Citations 230 252 266
Safety Belt - Adult Warnings 18 13 20
Safety Belt - Teen Citations 6 10 16
Safety Belt - Teen Warnings
2 1 1
Child Restraint - Citations 24 26 32
Motorist Assists 1,079 1,090 946

 Crash Data 2015 2016 2017
Fatal DUI Related Crashes 1 0 0
DUI Related Fatalities 1 0 0
Non-DUI Related Crashes 0 2 2
Non-DUI Related Fatalities 0 2 2

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