ISP District 09 responds to more than 1500 incidents in July

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SPRINGFIELD - Illinois State Police District 09 officials say Troopers responded to more than 1500 incidents in the field during the month of July.

ISP District 09 Commander Scott Compton says enforcement figures totaled 971 citations and 787 written warnings.  Compton says those numbers include 549 speeding citations, 18 DUIs, 91 seat belt citations, nine child restraint citations, 221 written warnings for speeding, and 77 criminal arrests.

In addition, ISP Troopers assisted 320 motorists, conducted 438 motor carrier inspections, and investigated 132 traffic crashes, three of which were classified as fatal.  Compton also says 375 citations and 107 written warnings were issued for the "Fatal Four" violations, which are most associated with fatal traffic crashes.

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