1st Quarter 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 1st Quarter FY 2016 (October 2015 – December 2015) TxDOT Comprehensive STEP Grant Stats:

Adult Seatbelt Citations – 174
Child Safety Seats – 8
Intersection Violations – 256
Speeding – 415
Other Violations – 163
Arrests – 1
Vehicles Impounded – 9
Hours Worked – 379.9
Miles Driven – 3535

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