Patrol reports Thanksgiving holiday weekend activity

KHP personnel assisted 1,234 motorists over the holiday reporting period

The Kansas Highway Patrol is releasing preliminary data from its Thanksgiving weekend holiday activity. The reporting period for the holiday weekend ran from 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015, through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, 2015.

During that time, KHP worked four fatal crashes, which killed five people. None of these crashes were DUI-related.

Information in the table is compared to the Thanksgiving weekend holiday activity from 2014. The 2014 reporting period was the same amount of time as the 2015 period. For 2014, data was collected from 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014 through 11:59 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 30, 2014.

Activity 2015 2014
Total Non-Alcohol Related Fatal Crashes 4 2
Total Non-Alcohol Related Fatalities 5 2
DUI Related Fatal Crashes 0 0
DUI Related Fatalities 0 0
DUI Arrests 14 24
Speed Citations 472 1,090
Speed Warnings 257 875
Adult Seatbelt Citations 52 189
Teen Seatbelt Citations 5 5
Child Restraint Citations 5 26
Motorists Assisted 1,234 1,178

Information thanks to the Kansas Highway Patrol.


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