4th Quarter and Year End Comprehensive STEP Grant Totals Released

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.

4th Quarter FY 2022 (July 1 – September 30) TXDOT Comprehensive STEP Grant Stats:

Adult Seatbelt Violations-36

Child Safety Seat Violations-1

Intersection Violations-28

Speeding Violations-339

Distracted Driving-6

Non-Hazardous Violations-46



Vehicles Impounded-3

Hours Worked-240.5

Miles Driven-2190

FY 2022 TXDOT Comprehensive STEP Grant Year-End Totals:

Adult Seatbelt Violations-101

Child Safety Seat Violations-2

Intersection Violations-205

Speeding Violations-1238

Distracted Driving-32

Non-Hazardous Violations-170



Vehicles Impounded-10

Hours Worked-845.38

Miles Driven-8233


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