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Jan 02

2019-01: Patrol Reports New Years Weekend Holiday Activity

Posted on January 2, 2019 at 1:23 PM by Mary Jane King

NEWS  RELEASE  –  January 2, 2019 #2019-01

FOR  IMMEDIATE  RELEASE

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

Patrol Reports New Years Weekend Holiday Activity
KHP personnel assisted 885 motorists over the holiday reporting period

The Kansas Highway Patrol is releasing its New Year’s Weekend Holiday Activity Report. The reporting period for the holiday ran from 6:00 pm on Friday, December 28, through 11:59 pm on Tuesday, January 1. 

The Kansas Highway Patrol worked two fatal crashes—one in Thomas County and one in Wyandotte County, over the weekend. KHP Crash logs can be found here: https://www.kansas.gov/khp-crashlogs/search/index. 

Information in the table is compared to data from both 2017 and 2018. 




 Enforcement Data  2017 2018 2019
DUI Arrests 12 19 22
Speed Citations 794 606 954
Speed Warnings 535 482 825
Safety Belt - Adult Citations 77 96 118
Safety Belt - Adult Warnings 5 6 9
Safety Belt - Teen Citations 2 4 4
Safety Belt - Teen Warnings
0 0 0
Child Restraint - Citations 15 14 24
Motorist Assists 721 936 885

 Crash Data 2017 2018 201
Fatal DUI Related Crashes 0 0 0
DUI Related Fatalities 0 0 0
Non-DUI Related Crashes 3 1 2
Non-DUI Related Fatalities 3 1 2

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