Lawrence County, Missouri - The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office participated in the national Click It or Ticket mobilization conducted May 24-June 6. During the enforcement effort, officers issued a total of 73 traffic summons and warnings including; 5 safety belt; 32 speeding; 44 other traffic violations. One felony arrest and 3 warrant arrests were also made as a result of the crackdown.
"Seat belts are your single best defense in a crash," said Sheriff Brad DeLay. "Law enforcement will continue to encourage drivers to make a simple, smart choice to buckle up and Arrive Alive."
Funding for this effort was provided through a grant from the Missouri Department of Transportation's Highway Safety Division in cooperation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Missouri Safety Center.
For more information in Missouri's seat belt use, visit www.saveMOlives.com. Buckle up and Arrive Alive.