ISP releases citation and warning numbers for February 2016


SPRINGFIELD - Illinois State Police District 09 officials have announced activity and enforcement figures for February 2016.

According to ISP District 09 Commander Scott Compton, Troopers answered 317 calls for service and initiated 1612 incidents in the field during February.  Troopers assisted 315 motorists, conducted 377 Motor Carrier Inspections, and investigated 126 crashes, including one fatal crash resulting in a single fatality.

Authorities also say 1111 citations and 970 written warnings were issued throughout the month, including:

- 545 speeding citations
- 27 DUIs
- 145 seat belt citations
- Five child restraint citations
- 223 written warnings for speeding
- 102 criminal arrests

Additionally, 567 citations and 187 written warnings were issued for the "Fatal Four" violations; speeding, DUI, failure to wear a seat belt, and distracted driving.

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