Lexington Police recover annual trade news – ABC 36 News

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- Lexington Police have expelled a 2018 Annual Traffic Report.

Police contend tickets were adult and crashes were down. More drivers were cited for speeding, chair belt violations, and using red lights.

Officers also contend a series of crashes went down about 4 percent. 33 people died in 31 apart crashes. 15 of a people killed were pedestrians, and that series was during an all-time high in Lexington.

Here are highlights from a report:

  • Lexington Police responded to 96,961 traffic-related calls for service
  • Traffic charges released were adult 10.3% compared to 2017
    • 8.8% boost in speeding charges issued
    • 11.3% boost in registration violations issued
    • 22.6% boost in seatbelt violations issued
    • 28% boost in citations for red light running
  • DUI arrests were down 9.1%
  • Alcohol-involved collisions were down 4.1%
  • There were 31 deadly collisions (down 8.8%) ensuing in 33 fatalities (down 5.7%)
    • 15 of a fatalities were pedestrians, a tip series of walking fatalities ever accessible in Lexington-Fayette County in a singular year.
  • Nicholasville Rd between Canary Rd/Lexington Green Circle Reynolds Rd was a altogether tip between travel collision plcae with 38 collisions.
  • N Broadway and W New Circle Rd was a tip intersection plcae with 35 collisions.

Annual and monthly trade research reports from a Lexington Police Department are accessible to a open online by a city’s website. Visit www.lexingtonky.gov/police-traffic-data to learn more.

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