Patrol reports Thanksgiving holiday weekend activity

The Kansas Highway Patrol released its Thanksgiving holiday activity. The reporting period for the holiday weekend ran from 6 p.m. Nov. 27, through 11:59 p.m. Dec. 1.

During that time, the Patrol worked two fatal crashes, which resulted in two deaths. Neither of the fatal crashes were DUI-related.

Information in the table is compared to the Thanksgiving holiday periods since 2010. All had similar reporting periods, from 6 p.m. the Wednesday prior to the holiday, through the Sunday following the Thanksgiving holiday.

Activity

2013

2012

2011

2010

Total Fatal Crashes

2

2

0

2

Total Fatalities

2

2

0

2

DUI-Related Crashes

0

5

3

4

DUI-Related Fatalities

0

1

0

2

DUI Arrests

               20

               25

               24

               32

Speed Citations

         1,343

         1,568

         1,400

         1,505

Speed Warnings

         1,011

         1,352

         1,245

         1,527

Seatbelt-Adult Citations

            230

            349

            342

            531

Seatbelt-Adult Warnings

               16

               58

            118

               53

Seatbelt-Teen Citations

               12

               12

                 9

               21

Seatbelt-Teen Warnings

                 2

                 1

                 2

                 3

Child Restraint Citations

               34

               39

               39

               34

Child Restraint Warnings

                 7

                 4

                 7

                 9

Motorists Assisted

         1,164

         1,307

         1,426

         1,251

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