Illinois State Police District 21 Commander, Captain Don Aaron Harsy,
announced today activity and enforcement figures for February 2019.
Illinois State Police District 21 Troopers issued 446 citations, 842 written warnings, including 9
DUIs, 29 seatbelt citations, 26 criminal arrests. Troopers also assisted 257 motorists,
conducted 237 Motor Carrier Inspections, and investigated 103 traffic crashes. There was one
fatal crash investigated by District 21 in February.
According to the National Safety Council the major contributing factors to motor-vehicle
deaths in the United States are lack of occupant protection, alcohol, speeding, young drivers,
distractions, and large trucks.
In an effort to reduce fatalities, the Illinois State Police uses enforcement activities and
educational programs to fight these major contributing factors.