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Mt. Vernon, MO 65712

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05/16/2011

Lawrence County Sheriff's Ofice to Participate in Click It or Ticket Enforcement

The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office will be joining with statewide law enforcement May 23 thru June 5 for an aggressive "Click It or Ticket" mobilization to crack down on Missouri's seat belt violations.

Seven out of 10 people killed in Missouri traffic crashes are unbuckled.  And even with all the advancements in automobile safety and education on the importance of seat belt use, Missouri's seat belt use has remained relatively unchanged in the last six years and consistently below the national average.

Missouri has 76 percent seat belt use, which is well below the national average of 85 percent.  Teens and pick-up truck drivers are among those least likely to buckle up at 66 and 61 percent.

"Every day someone dies in a crash in Missouri because they weren't buckled up," said Sheriff DeLay.  "We will be pulling out all the stops to ensure motorists are buckling up."

Seat belt use is the single most effective way to protect people and reduce fatalities in motor vehicle crashes.

Buckle Up and Arrive Alive.  For more information on Missouri seat belt usage, visit www.saveMOlives.com.

 

 
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