Fiscal Year 2015 Year-End TxDOT S.T.E.P. Results


The largest portion of traffic safety funding from TxDOT is used for the Selective Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) projects, which pay for overtime activities by local law enforcement to reduce the incidence of speeding, driving while intoxicated, failure to use occupant restraint systems, and intersection traffic control violations. Organizations eligible for STEP funds include the Texas Department of Public Safety (TXDPS), sheriff’s offices, constable’s offices and community police departments.

The Wichita Falls Police Department has finalized the FY 2015 (October 2014 – September 2015) TxDOT Comprehensive STEP Grant Stats:

Adult Seatbelt Citations – 703
Child Safety Seats – 19
Intersection Violations – 587
Speeding – 2305
Other Violations – 590
Arrests – 12
Vehicles Impounded – 30
Hours Worked – 1700
Miles Driven – 16077

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