FY 2021 2nd 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, distracted driving (cell phones), 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 local Police Departments.

The Wichita Falls Police Department has finalized the 2nd Quarter as provided below.

2nd Quarter FY 2021 (January 1st thru March 31st) TxDOT Comprehensive STEP Grant Stats:

Adult Seatbelt Citations – 26

Child Safety Seats – 0

Intersection Violations – 12

Speeding – 418

Distracted Driving (Cell Phones) – 1

Non-Hazardous Violations – 41

Warnings – 121

Arrests – 0

Vehicles Impounded – 3

Hours Worked – 250

Miles Driven – 2179

FY 2021 TxDOT Comprehensive STEP Grant Stat Totals to Date:

Adult Seatbelt Citations – 38

Child Safety Seats – 0

Intersection Violations – 29

Speeding – 761

Distracted Driving (Cell Phones) – 1

Non-Hazardous Violations – 104

Warnings – 215

Arrests – 0

Vehicles Impounded – 6

Hours Worked – 465

Miles Driven – 3835

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