KSP presents Excellence in Highway Safety Awards - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

KSP presents Excellence in Highway Safety Awards

Posted: Updated:
From l. to r.: Sgt. Steve Walker, Tpr. Nathan Clinkenbeard, Ofr. Richard Bolduc, Ofr. David Burton, Insp. Ramona Lawson, Tpr. Shaun Little, Insp. Billy Taylor, Tpr. Jason Young and Ofr. Brian Gilliam. (Source: Kentucky State Police) From l. to r.: Sgt. Steve Walker, Tpr. Nathan Clinkenbeard, Ofr. Richard Bolduc, Ofr. David Burton, Insp. Ramona Lawson, Tpr. Shaun Little, Insp. Billy Taylor, Tpr. Jason Young and Ofr. Brian Gilliam. (Source: Kentucky State Police)
  • Heartland NewsMore>>

  • Jury recommends death penalty in 1983 rape-murder

    Jury recommends death penalty in 1983 rape-murder

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:54 AM EDT2014-07-29 12:54:27 GMT
    A Jefferson County jury has recommended the death penalty for a Louisville man convicted of raping and killing a woman in 1983.
    A Jefferson County jury has recommended the death penalty for a Louisville man convicted of raping and killing a woman in 1983.
  • Construction aims to build up business on the Carbondale Strip

    Construction aims to build up business on the Carbondale Strip

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 7:10 AM EDT2014-07-29 11:10:33 GMT
    The face of the Carbondale Strip is changing in a way city leaders say will help revitalize the downtown area.The old 710 Bookstore building is gone. In its place, several pieces of heavy equipment thatzigzaggg across a hole that’s about one-square block in size.Crews are laying the groundwork for what will be the Carbondale Flats development.“They’re drilling caissons, and putting up pilings now,” said Carbondale City Manager Kevin Baity. “They’ll start doing sub-surface draining and then st...
    The face of the Carbondale Strip is changing in a way city leaders say will help revitalize the downtown area.The old 710 Bookstore building is gone. In its place, several pieces of heavy equipment thatzigzaggg across a hole that’s about one-square block in size.Crews are laying the groundwork for what will be the Carbondale Flats development.“They’re drilling caissons, and putting up pilings now,” said Carbondale City Manager Kevin Baity. “They’ll start doing sub-surface draining and then st...
  • Election Preview: Voters make decisions August 5

    Election Preview: Voters make decisions Aug. 5

    Election Preview: Voters make decisions Aug. 5

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 6:10 AM EDT2014-07-29 10:10:35 GMT
    With one week until the Aug. 5 elections, those opposed and those who support five proposed amendments encourage you to get educated.
    With one week until the Aug. 5 elections, those opposed and those who support five proposed amendments encourage you to get educated.
KENTUCKY (KFVS) -

The Kentucky State Police recently honored nine members of the agency who went above and beyond the call of duty to make highways safer in the Commonwealth.

The seventh annual Excellence in Highway Safety awards ceremony was held at KSP headquarters on March 18. The awards are based upon the highest number of occupant protection, speed, driving under the influence, commercial motor vehicle citations written and educational programs provided during 2013.

KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer presented the awards to the honorees and says their efforts have directly impacted the recent reduction in Kentucky traffic fatalities.

“As an agency we have worked very hard to reduce the loss of life on Kentucky roadways,” Brewer said. “It’s an honor to recognize these individuals who go beyond what is normally expected of them and who make a tremendous contribution in the Commonwealth on a daily basis.”

EHS 2013 award recipients included: Sr. Tpr. Nathan Clinkenbeard (Occupant Protection); Tpr. Jason Young (Speed); Sgt. Steve Walker (DUI Enforcement); Ofr. Brian Gilliam (CMV Safety Inspections); Insp. Ramona Lawson (Safety Inspections); Ofr. Richard Bolduc (CMV Out of Service Rate); Insp. Billy Taylor (CMV Out of Service Rate); Ofr. David Burton (CMV Enforcement) and Tpr. Shaun Little (Community Education).

“The men and women who serve this agency every day by patrolling our roadways made an incredible impact in 2013. Statewide, KSP troopers and CVE officers wrote 66,875 speed citations, 36,769 seat belt/restraint citations, 126,661 CMV citations, made 8,059 DUI arrests and provided local communities with 1,515 educational programs pertaining to public safety. All of these individuals are to be commended,” Brewer added.

Citizens can contribute to highway safety by reporting erratic drivers to the Kentucky State Police toll-free at 1-800-222-5555. Callers will remain anonymous and should give a description of the vehicle, location, direction of travel and license number if possible.

Copyright 2014 KFVS. All rights reserved.

Powered by WorldNow

310 Broadway
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701

FCC Public File
publicfile@kfvs12.com
573-335-1212
EEO Report
Closed Captioning

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KFVS12. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.