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Dec 02

2019-13: Patrol Reports Thanksgiving Weekend Holiday Activity

Posted on December 2, 2019 at 3:57 PM by Shayndel Jones

NEWS  RELEASE  –  December 2, 2019 #2019-13

FOR  IMMEDIATE  RELEASE

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

Patrol Reports Thanksgiving Weekend Holiday Activity
KHP personnel assisted 1,123 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 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27 through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, December 1. 

The Kansas Highway Patrol worked two non-DUI related fatal crashes with five non-DUI related fatalities. 

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



 Enforcement Data  2017 2018 2019
DUI Arrests 12 16 19
Speed Citations 1,227 1,195 874
Speed Warnings 1,025 914 785
Safety Belt - Adult Citations 89 145 105
Safety Belt - Adult Warnings 14 8 3
Safety Belt - Teen Citations 5 6 4
Safety Belt - Teen Warnings
0 1 0
Child Restraint - Citations 27 19 19
Motorist Assists 1,058 1,410 1,123

 Crash Data 2017 2018 201
Fatal DUI Related Crashes 2 0 0
DUI Related Fatalities 2 0 0
Non-DUI Related Crashes 2 5 2
Non-DUI Related Fatalities 4 5 5

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