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Nov 26

2018-56: Patrol Reports Thanksgiving Weekend Holiday Activity

Posted on November 26, 2018 at 3:20 PM by Mary Jane King

NEWS  RELEASE  –  November 26, 2018 #2018-56

FOR  IMMEDIATE  RELEASE

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

Patrol Reports Thanksgiving Weekend Holiday Activity
KHP personnel assisted 1410 motorists over the holiday reporting period

The Kansas Highway Patrol is releasing its Thanksgiving Weekend Holiday Activity Report. The reporting period for the holiday ran from 6:00 pm on Wednesday, November 21, through 11:59 pm on Sunday, November 25. 

The Kansas Highway Patrol worked five fatal crashes over the holiday reporting period. Fatal crashes occurred in the following counties: Riley, Scott, Meade, Kiowa, and Atchison. Crash reports can be found here: https://www.kansashighwaypatrol.org/316/Crash-Reports

Information in the table is compared to data from both 2016 and 2017. 

 Enforcement Data  2016 2017 2018
DUI Arrests 27 12 16
Speed Citations 1360 1227 1195
Speed Warnings 924 1025 914
Safety Belt - Adult Citations 158 89 145
Safety Belt - Adult Warnings 12 14 8
Safety Belt - Teen Citations 6 5 6
Safety Belt - Teen Warnings
1 0 1
Child Restraint - Citations 29 27 19
Motorist Assists 1089 1058 1410

 Crash Data 2016 2017 2018
Fatal DUI Related Crashes 0 2 0
DUI Related Fatalities 0 2 0
Non-DUI Related Crashes 3 2 5
Non-DUI Related Fatalities 3 4 5

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