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2018-30: Patrol Reports Independence Day Holiday Activity

Posted on July 6, 2018 at 10:10 AM by Mary Jane King

NEWS  RELEASE  –  July 5, 2018 #2018-30

FOR  IMMEDIATE  RELEASE

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

Patrol Reports Independence Day Holiday Activity
KHP personnel assisted 433 motorists over the holiday reporting period

The Kansas Highway Patrol is releasing its Independence Day Holiday Activity Report. The reporting period for the holiday ran from 6:00 pm on Tuesday, July 3, through 11:59 pm on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. 

The Kansas Highway Patrol did not work any fatal crashes over the holiday. 

Information in the table is compared to data from both 2016 and 2017. The reporting period for this year, was much shorter than that of the previous two years.  

 

 Enforcement Data  2016** 2017** 2018**
DUI Arrests 15 22 3
Speed Citations 1060 1272 505
Speed Warnings 627 1031 286
Safety Belt - Adult Citations 148 277 144
Safety Belt - Adult Warnings 12 18 7
Safety Belt - Teen Citations 9 16 4
Safety Belt - Teen Warnings
9 16 4
Child Restraint - Citations 31 25 19
Motorist Assists 1069 1333 433

 Crash Data 2016 2017 2018
Fatal DUI Related Crashes 0 0 0
DUI Related Fatalities 0 0 0
Non-DUI Related Crashes 2 0 0
Non-DUI Related Fatalities 2 0 0
**Reporting period for 2016 was from 6:00 p.m., Friday, July 1, through 11:59 p.m. on Monday, July 4.
Reporting period for 2017 was from 6:00 p.m. on Friday, June 30, through 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4.
Reporting period for 2018 was from 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3, through 11:59 p.m. on Wednesday, July 4.

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