04/17/2017

Lawrence County Sheriff's Office Releases Results of Click It or Ticket Enforcement

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office ticketed six (6) motorists for not wearing seat belts during the April 13 Click It or Ticket mobilization.  Law enforcement agencies throughout Missouri participated in this statewide effort to get more motorists to buckle up - and save more lives.

During the enforcement effort, officers issued a total of thirteen (13) traffic citations including six (6) seat belt tickets; one (1) Suspended/Revoked license and six (6) tickets for various other non-hazardous moving violations.  33 warnings for other violations were also issued.

Despite evidence proving the benefits of wearing a seat belt, nearly one in five Missouri motorists are still not making it click.  Even more concerning, six out of ten Missourians killed in traffic crashes are unbuckled.

"Seat belts are your single best defense in a crash," stated Sheriff Brad DeLay.  "We will continue to encourage drivers to make a simple, smart choice to buckle up and Arrive Alive."

For more information on Missouri's seat belt use, visit www.saveMOlives.com

Buckle Up and Arrive Alive.

 
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