Lawrence County Sheriff's Office Releases Results of Click It or Ticket Enforcement
The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office reports that zero (0) motorists were ticketed for not wearing seat belts during the February 15 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, deputies issued one (1) citation for driving with a revoked license and issued 50 warnings for various other moving violations. One (1) felony arrest was made as a result of the enforcement.
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 and Arrive Alive."
For more information on Missouri's seat belt use, visit www.saveMOlives.com. Buckle Up and Arrive Alive.