Highway Deaths 01 300FRANKFORT, KY (7/3/13) – For the month of June 2013, Post 2 reports the following activity:
 *Arrested 59 Impaired Drivers

 *Issued a Total of 1,894 Citations

 *Issued 557 Speeding Citations

 *Issued 279 Seatbelt Citations

 *Issued 33 Child Restraint Citations

 *Issued 683 Courtesy Notices

 *Investigated 69 Traffic Crashes

 *Assisted 200 Stranded Motorists

 *Responded to 949 Calls for Service

 *Opened 39 Criminal Cases

 *Made 293 Criminal Arrests

****There were two fatal crashes that resulted in the loss of two lives reported in the Post 2

District in June 2013. Single-fatality crashes occurred in Muhlenberg and Webster Counties. Neither victim was wearing a seatbelt.

Through June 30, 2013, there have been 14 fatal crashes that resulted in the loss of 16 lives reported in the Post 2 District: 8 victims were not wearing seatbelts, 3 victims were wearing seatbelts, and the seatbelt status of 5 victims is not known. Two fatality crashes involved the suspected use of alcohol.

Through June 30, 2012, 14 people had been killed in 14 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. Callers may 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. The KSP utilizes traffic safety checkpoints to promote safety for motorists and to provide a deterrent for those who violate laws contained in the Kentucky Revised Statutes.
 
The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide a highly visible, public safety service focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration and insurance of vehicles, and the valid licensing of drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed.

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.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Stu Recke (Kentucky State Police)

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

Sunday Alcohol Sales Discussion Tabled to Next Central City Council Meeting

CENTRAL CITY, Ky. (5/22/15) ― The Central City City Council met, Wednesday, May 20, in a special session to discuss the… Read More

Muhlenberg BOE Special Meeting Scheduled

MUHLENBERG COUNTY, Ky. (5/23/15) ― The Muhlenberg County Board of Education will hold a special called meeting at 5… Read More
1 DOW 18,232.02
-53.72 (-0.29%)    
2 S&P 2,126.06
-4.76 (-0.22%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,089.36
-1.43 (-0.03%)    

Most Read This Week

May 22, 2015 6615

Madisonville Man Charged with First-Degree Rape

by SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 5957

Owensboro Health Proposes Building $15M Health…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 5851

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 18, 2015 4352

Madisonville Man Wanted for Attempted Murder in…

by SurfKY News
May 19, 2015 3857

Two Charged with Marijuana Possession after…

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

May 15, 2015 10556

New Madisonville Business In Full Operation Soon

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 15, 2015 7426

Investigation of Local Barber Shop Leads to Drug…

by SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

May 23, 2015 5851

Missing 5-Year-Old Boy Found

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
May 22, 2015 1334

MPD Seeks Three in Residential Robbery

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 1283

Elks BBQ Fundraiser Quick Sell Out

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 24, 2015 1024

MCC's Felicia Johnson Receives State KCTCS Award

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 961

'Cooking for the Cure' Fundraiser Brings Out…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 931

Health Department Food Scores Released

by SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 921

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 781

Scientists Meet in Louisville to Share Research…

by Betty Coffman
May 23, 2015 655

Sunday Alcohol Sales Discussion Tabled to Next…

by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
May 23, 2015 619

Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet…

by Ricki C. Gardenhire