Lawrence County Sheriff's Office Releases Results of Click It or Ticket Enforcement
The Lawrence County Sheriff's Office ticketed one (1) motorist for not wearing seat belts during the April 12th 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 a total of two (2) traffic citations including one (1) seat belt ticket and one (1) child restraint violation. Two (2) fugitives were apprehend and 106 warnings were issued for various other traffic violations.
Despite evidence proving the benefits of wearing a seat belt, nearly one in five Missouri motorists are still no 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.