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ISP say this Thanksgiving holiday safest for travelling in years

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ISP say this Thanksgiving holiday safest for travelling in years

( KTRS ) Illinois State Police say only three people died in traffic collisions during the five-day travel period around Thanksgiving. State police say that between Wednesday and Sunday there were three fatal crashes in Illinois. That’s down 82% from 2015, when there were 17 fatal accidents. For the entire State of Illinois police handled: […]

ISP say this Thanksgiving holiday safest for travelling in years

( KTRS ) Illinois State Police say only three people died in traffic collisions during the five-day travel period around Thanksgiving.

State police say that between Wednesday and Sunday there were three fatal crashes in Illinois. That’s down 82% from 2015, when there were 17 fatal accidents.

For the entire State of Illinois police handled:

· 6,473 Total Citations

· 4,511 Total Warnings

· 3,732 Speeding Citations

· 569 Seatbelt Citations

· 120 DUI Arrests

· 1,165 Motorist Assisted

· 381 Crashes Handled

· 617 Commercial Motor Vehicles Inspected

ISP Director Director Leo Schmitz said “Responsible motorists and dedicated officers are the key to bringing next year’s total to zero,”

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