kystatepoliceimage 300MADISONVILLE, KY. (11/4/13) – For the month of October 2013, Post 2 reports the following activity:
 
 *Arrested 29 Impaired Drivers
 *Issued a Total of 1,552 Citations
 *Issued 476 Speeding Citations
 *Issued 144 Seatbelt Citations
 *Issued 3 Child Restraint Citations
 *Issued 609 Courtesy Notices
 *Investigated 104 Traffic Crashes
 *Assisted 152 Stranded Motorists
 *Responded to 877 Calls for Service
 *Opened 56 Criminal Cases
 *Made 249 Criminal Arrests
 
**There were three fatal crashes that resulted in the loss of three lives reported in the Post 2 District in October 2013. Single fatalities occurred in Caldwell, Christian, and Crittenden Counties. Two victims were wearing seatbelts and the seatbelt status of one victim is not known. The fatality in Caldwell County involved the suspected use of alcohol.
 
Through October 31, 2013, there have been 22 fatal crashes that resulted in the loss of 24 lives reported in the Post 2 District: 10 victims were not wearing seatbelts, 6 victims were wearing seatbelts, 1 victim was not wearing a helmet, 1 victim was a pedestrian, and the seatbelt status of 6 victims is not known. Four fatality crashes involved the suspected use of alcohol.
 
Through October 31, 2012, 24 people had been killed in 23 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.
 
**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.
 
SurfKY News
Information provided by Trooper S. C. Recke, Kentucky State Police

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