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Stats From Post 2 For November 2010

Date of News Release: 12/01/2010

(Madisonville, Ky.) -- For the month of November 2010, Post 2 reports the following activity:

  • Arrested 23 Impaired Drivers
  • Issued a Total of 1,432 Citations
  • Issued 630 Speeding Citations
  • Issued 86 Seatbelt Citations
  • Issued 12 Child Restraint Citations
  • Issued 613 Courtesy Notices
  • Investigated 120 Traffic Crashes
  • Assisted 200 Stranded Motorists
  • Answered 795 Calls For Service
  • Opened 59 Criminal Cases
  • Made 186 Criminal Arrests

**There were no fatal crashes reported in the Post 2 District in November 2010.

Through November 30, 2010, 43 people have been killed in 37 crashes in the Post 2 District. 16 victims were not wearing seat belts, 14 victims were wearing seat belts, 6 victims were not wearing helmets, 1 victim was wearing a helmet, 1 was not applicable, and the seat belt status of 5 victims is unknown. 9 of the fatal crashes have involved the suspected use of alcohol.

Through November 30, 2009, 34 people had been killed in 32 crashes in the Post 2 District.

Citizens can contribute to highway safety by reporting erratic drivers to the Kentucky State Police toll-free at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state). Callers will remain anonymous and should give a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel and license number if possible.

Throughout the month, troopers from the Madisonville Kentucky State Police Post will conduct traffic safety checkpoints in the Post 2 District. At these checkpoints, troopers will be targeting impaired drivers, checking for properly restrained adults and children and observing for any other safety violations. For traffic safety checkpoint locations in your area, you may refer to the web site: www.kentuckystatepolice.org/posts/press/post2_checkpoints.htm.

Post 2 serves the following counties: Caldwell, Christian, Crittenden, Hopkins, Muhlenberg, Todd, and Webster.

**These statistics are still preliminary as KSP waits for all local law enforcement agencies throughout the state to report any crashes and fatalities that may have occurred in their areas.

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