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Wild Bill Contest

Troopers Assist Over 1,500 Motorists

KSAL Staff - July 9, 2013 2:29 pm

Kansas Highway Patrol troopers assisted 1,559 motorists over the Independence Day holiday reporting period.

The reporting period for the holiday weekend ran from 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 7. During that time, the Patrol worked one fatal crash, which resulted in one death. That crash was not alcohol-related. The Patrol did not work any DUI-related crashes over the reporting period.

Activity 2013
Total Fatal Crashes 1
Total Fatalities 1
DUI Related Crashes 0
DUI Related Fatalities 0
DUI Arrests 37
Speed Citations 1,407
Speed Warnings 1,160
Adult Seatbelt Citations 525
Adult Seatbelt Warnings 70
Teen Seatbelt Citations 18
Teen Seatbelt Warnings 8
Child Restraint Citations 70
Child Restraint Warnings 10
Motorists Assisted 1,559

Denise Riat

July 10, 2013 at 8:14 am

WOW! Look at all the seatbelt violations! LOL

Iggy p Daily

July 10, 2013 at 12:19 pm

Since 90% of the people in Kansas do not support having their rights taken away by a law demanding they wear seatbelts when it should be a personal choice, that many summons issued does not surprise me at all.

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