STEP Holliday and 1st quarter Comprehensive STEP Stat totals

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 Holiday Season Stats and 1st Quarter as provided below.

Holiday season TxDOT Comprehensive STEP Grant Stats (December 1st through December 31st):

Adult Seatbelt Citations – 5

Child Safety Seats – 0

Intersection Violations – 4

Speeding – 114

Distracted Driving (Cell Phones) – 0

Other Violations – 17

Arrests – 0

Vehicles Impounded – 0

Hours Worked – 71.5

Miles Driven – 578

1st Quarter FY 2021 (October 1st thru December 31st) TxDOT Comprehensive STEP Grant Stats:

Adult Seatbelt Citations – 12

Child Safety Seats – 0

Intersection Violations – 17

Speeding – 343

Distracted Driving (Cell Phones) – 2

Other Violations – 63

Arrests – 0

Vehicles Impounded – 3

Hours Worked – 215

Miles Driven – 1656

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