Trooper John Hawkins
Public Affairs Branch
KSP Increases Enforcement Efforts Statewide During Memorial Day Holiday
Date of News Release: 05/28/2010
(Frankfort, Ky.) -- WHAT: Memorial Day Traffic Enforcement Period
WHEN: Friday, May 28 (6:00 p.m.) through Monday, May 31 (11:59 p.m.)
WHY: To reduce highway fatalities by targeted enforcement of speed, driving under the influence, aggressive driving and seat belt violations*.
*2009 Memorial Holiday Stats (May 22@ 6:00 pm - May 25 @ 11:59 pm). During the official holiday period, there were 899 collisions with 350 injuries and 9 fatalities.