2nd Quarter TxDot S.T.E.P. Grant Results

vanThe 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 2nd Quarter FY 2016 (January – March 2016) TxDOT Comprehensive STEP Grant Stats:

Adult Seatbelt Citations – 179
Child Safety Seats – 11
Intersection Violations – 261
Speeding – 474
Other Violations – 169
Arrests – 4
Vehicles Impounded – 7
Hours Worked – 412.7
Miles Driven – 3,731

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