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Troop G Announces Traffic Totals for Labor Day Holiday

Captain Dwayne F. Isringhausen, commanding officer, Troop G, Willow Springs, recently announced traffic totals for the Labor Day holiday period.
Troop G troopers participated in Operation C.A.R.E. (Combined Accident Reduction Effort) conducted Friday, Aug. 30, through Monday, Sept. 2.  Troop G troopers working on U.S. Highway 60 also participated in the 20-Mile Trooper project.  Troopers assigned to this operation worked 12-hour shifts to patrol 20-mile intervals on major highways and interstates in Missouri on Friday, Aug. 30, and Monday, Sept. 2.
Troop G reported zero fatal traffic crashes, and investigated two alcohol-related traffic crashes, one non-injury boating crash, and 13 traffic crashes on C.A.R.E. designated highways. Troopers made 675 arrests and issued 679 warnings in Troop G in the course of the weekend.  Enforcement totals include:
8 DWI Arrests (alcohol)
338 Speed Summonses
126 Seat Belt Summonses
6 Child Restraint Summonses
15 Drug Arrests
182 Other Arrests
Additionally, officers provided assistance to 191 motorists.
Captain Isringhausen says, “The Labor Day holiday weekend is a time for families to enjoy the last getaway of the summer.  However, it can be a tragic time when drivers do not give their complete attention to their driving.  I want to thank the public for their safe driving efforts and remind everyone to always buckle their safety belt.”
The Patrol encourages motorists and watercraft operators to protect themselves by making sure that everyone in the vehicle is properly restrained in a seat belt or child restraint and everyone in the vessel is wearing an approved life jacket.  Click It 4 Life and Wear It!!!

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