Master Trooper Joe Veeneman
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 8, Morehead
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Kentucky State Police Morehead Holiday Traffic Enforcement
Date of News Release: 01/02/2013
(MOREHEAD, KY) -- Kentucky State Police Morehead announces the traffic enforcement activity for the 2012 holiday period from December 21, 2012 through January 1, 2013. During this period Post 8 Morehead Troopers issued 111 Speeding citations, 84 Seat Belt citations, 12 DUI arrests, and 8 citations for Child Restraint violations. During this same period, Post 8 Troopers worked 16 non injury collisions with one arrest for Driving Under the Influence, and 13 injury collisions with one arrest for Driving Under the Influence. There were not any fatal collisions during this period. State Police presence and enforcement has increased during the holiday season the last several years and the number of fatal collisions has decreased as well. Kentucky State Police encourage drivers to continue this safe trend and to contact the Kentucky State Police if the observe any violations while traveling on Kentucky's roadways.