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Troopers Have Busy Holiday Weekend

Todd PittengerDecember 30, 2020

Kansas Highway Patrol Troopers assisted over 600 motorists during the Christmas holiday travel period.

The reporting period for the holiday ran from 6 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 24 through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 27.

According to the agency, personnel assisted 620 motorists over the holiday reporting period. Troopers worked one non-DUI related fatal crash and two non-DUI related fatalities.

Information in the table is compared to data from 2018 and 2019.

 Enforcement Data 201820192020
DUI Arrests10618
Speed Citations1,000232590
Speed Warnings956346613
Safety Belt – Adult Citations1042048
Safety Belt – Adult Warnings1725
Safety Belt – Teen Citations510
Safety Belt – Teen Warnings100
Child Restraint – Citations3139
Motorist Assists838282620


 Crash Data201820192020
Fatal DUI Related Crashes000
DUI Related Fatalities000
Non-DUI Related Crashes101
Non-DUI Related Fatalities102
**The reporting period for 2018 was from 6 p.m. Friday, Dec.  21 to 11:59 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 25.
The reporting period for 2019 was from 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 24 to 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 25.
The reporting period for 2020 was from 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 24 to 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 27.

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